ADIFF-DC 2012 Opening Night

 

WASHINGTON FILM INSTITUTE

cordially invites you to Opening Weekend of the

African Diaspora International Film Festival

Washington’s annual showcase of cinema from Jamaica, Egypt,and the UK

 

FRIDAY AUGUST24

 

DOORS OPEN 6:00PM

 

 

FILM STARTS AT 7:00 PM

 

 

 

Friday,August 24 2012
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Goethe-Institut Washington 812 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC
Cost: $15 per person (includes one drink)

The Goethe Institute is screening The Story of Lover’s Rock. Come before 7 pm to enjoy drinks and music.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. The film will screen at 7:00 p.m.

Presented in partnership with ArtMattan and TransAfrica.

Tickets are $15($16.52 w/service fee). One drink is included in ticket price.

 



THE STORY OF LOVER’S ROCK (Gwoemul)
Director: Menelik Shabazz, UK, 96 minutes, 2011,.

The STORY OF LOVERS ROCK is a feature length documentary telling the story of an era and a music that defined a generation in the late 70s and 80s. Lovers Rock is romantic reggae that was uniquely British. It developed from a small UK scene to become a global brand.