The 6th Annual Harlem International Film Festival opens on Sept 7th

The Harlem International Film Festival is committed to exhibiting and encouraging the production of innovative, thought-provoking and entertaining films and more.

The Festival showcases features, documentaries, shorts, youth films and animated works from around the world.  Other events include night life, panel discussions, the Brownstone Awards and the Renaissance Awards gala. The Festival also features the Harlem Spotlight, which highlights films produced or directed by Harlem residents, films shot in Harlem, or films about Harlem and its history.

The Festival is proud to kick off this year’s event with the World Premiere of “The (R)evolution of Immortal Technique.”  by Harlem’s own, Harlem-based, urban activist, underground hip-hop sensation Immortal Technique.   

The Afro-Peruvian rapper is at the forefront of the technological revolution and using it for the greater good, for example donating $60,000 to establish a home for orphans in Afghanistan.  Immortal Technique will be present after the screening to discuss his life and answer questions about the film.

The film features Cornell West, Woody Harrelson, Chuck D, Ice T and more…Don’t miss it Sept. 7, 7 pm at the Schomburg Center in Harlem, NYC

See below to buy tickets for the opening event or view Full Program here.

 

 

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