The First International Film Festival Focusing Exclusively on the Human Experience of People of Color
The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) is proud of its 26-year history of firsts in presenting, interpreting and educating about films from throughout the world that depict the lives of people of color all over the world. The festival features world and US premieres, recent popular titles, classic movies, foreign and independent releases. Post-screening question-and-answer sessions and panel discussions that include filmmakers, critics, academics, and audiences present the most current discourse on filmmaking in Africa and the African Diaspora.
ADIFF holds events all year long. Its largest event in Manhattan begins every year on the last Friday of the month of November during the Thanksgiving weekend and runs for eighteen days. ADIFF 26th anniversary will be celebrated from Friday, November 23 through Sunday, December 9, 2018.
ADIFF holds events in New York City all year long, at Facets Cinematheque in Chicago in June, at the GWU Marvin Center in Washington DC in August and the Cinema Saint Andre des Arts and Cinema Les Septs Parnassien, France in September.
The November/December event is held in various locations in Manhattan, NYC including MIST Harlem, Cinema Village & Columbia University, Teachers College.