VidaAfrolatina Film Screening & Discussion

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2019 | 5 PM — Yes, we know it’s Noel Night; All the more reason to add this event to your festivities! As part of its BLACK WOMEN IN LATIN AMERICA film series, VidaAfrolatina is presenting a film screening of Antonia – a moving story of four young women in Brazil, blessed with talent and striving to remake their turbulent lives. Following the screening, students from Rio de Janeiro — Jéssica Menezes, Gabriel Ferreira and Nathalia Costa — will lead a discussion about the film and parallels between the lives of African Americans and Afro-Brazilians.

VidaAfrolatina is hosting BLACK WOMEN IN LATIN AMERICA film events tocelebrate the resilience, genius, beauty and power of women African descent, and to connect the African Diaspora in Detroit and in Latin America. VidaAfrolatina is an international women’s fund based in Detroit that supports Black women’s organizations in Latin America.

Panelists: Jéssica Menezes, Gabriel Ferreira and Nathalia Costa in discussion

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