TransAfrica and BloomScreen present Faat Kiné

On March 26

Join BloomBars and TransAfrica as we celebrate March Women’s History Month with the presentation of Faat Kiné (2001, 120 min), by Ousmane Sembene

Date: March 26, 2013 7:00 – 9:00PM

Venue: BloomBars, 3222 11th Street, NW

Washington, DC 20010

Kiné (pronounced KEE-neh) is a single mother with two children, two ex-husbands and an assortment of friends. She is the manager of a sparkling new gas station in Dakar, but her success has been hard-earned in a male dominated society.

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In FAAT KINÉ, Ousmane Sembene, the father of African cinema, pays tribute to the "everyday heroism of African women," and provides a critical look at modern, post-colonial Senegal and the place of women in that society. (French and Wolof with English subtitles).  Trailer at http://tinyurl.com/faat-kine-trailer

After our screening, we will have a Q&A discussion, moderated by Mwiza Munthali – the Public Outreach Director of TransAfrica.

Suggested Donation: $10.

Free popcorn and refreshments provided.

Proceeds will benefit both TransAfrica and BloomBars.  Your support of TransAfrica will help amplify the voice of millions of people in Africa and throughout the Diaspora.  Gifts to BloomBars helps support its programs and work in the community.

For more information: www.transafrica.org or www.bloombars.com; or call 202.223.1960 ext. 137 or email info@transafrica.org or jonathan@bloombars.com.