Congo In Harlem: Soeur Oyo (Sister Oyo) Screening

-A +A
0

[Congo In Harlem]

Please join us for Opening Night!

"Kangama" by Jean Depara from "Kinshasa Streets" (Digital Exhibition courtesy of CAAC - The Pigozzi Collection)

6th Annual Congo in Harlem Film Series

Sunday, October 19th, 7:30PM, Maysles Cinema, 343 Lenox Avenue.

New York, NY 10027

Soeur Oyo (Sister Oyo) Screening

Dir. Monique Mbeka Phoba, DR Congo/Belgium, 2014, 20 min.

Set in the Belgian Congo in the 1950s, Sister Oyo tells the story of Godelive, a Congolese schoolgirl at the Catholic boarding school Mbanza-Mboma, the premiere French language school for Congolese girls. She is to be westernized, following the will of her parents, but the memory of her grandmother intervenes.

Followed by post-screening discussion with filmmaker Monique Mbeka Phoba

+ Opening Night Celebration with Congolese food and live music by Isaac Katalay and the Life Long Project

$10 suggested donation at the door or purchase tickets in advance here

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in Harlem!

 

Congo in Harlem, 6th Edition: October 16 - 26, 2014

Maysles Cinema, 343 Lenox Avenue

New York, NY 10027

Full Schedule and Tickets:

www.congoinharlem.org

 

Also Check Out...

 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared that a congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection will take on i
Pelosi: “Deadly Serious” Jan. 6
A Black man has filed a $10 million civil rights lawsuit against a suburban Detroit police department and one of its officers, a
Michigan Black Man Files $10
The removal of the statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest on Friday
Bust Of Klan Leader Removed From
Eastern Caribbean Green Entrepreneurship Initiative
Eastern Caribbean Green
Monday, July 26, the Poor People’s Campaign will join partners around the nation to take the fight for democracy to the home off
Poor People’s Campaign Announces
First Tech Fund is supporting 85 NYC high school students with free tech and are currently accepting applications for the 2021–2
First Tech Fund Supporting NYC HS