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TransAfrica is a research, education, and advocacy center dedicated to global justice for the African World. A center for activism focusing on conditions in Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America and other parts of the African Diaspora, TransAfrica sponsors seminars, community awareness projects and training programs. These activities help promote alternative perspectives on the economic, political, and moral ramifications of U.S. foreign policy. TransAfrica disseminates information on issues of concern to the African World with various events in the Washington, DC metro area and beyond. 


TransAfrica and BloomScreen present On the Trail of My Father: The Story of Lucky Dube

Date: June 18, 2013 7:00 – 9:00PM

Venue: BloomBars, 3222 11th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20010

Join TransAfrica and BloomBars as we celebrate June – Caribbean American Heritage Month with the presentation of  On the Trail of My Father: The Story of Lucky Dube
(2
009, 52 min), by Kurt Orderson.

On the Trail of My Father: The Story of Lucky Dube tells the story of murdered South African reggae artist Lucky Dube. Thokozani his eldest son, who was present in the car when his father was gunned down, tries to come to grips with the loss of his father. He travels with his late father's tour manager to Jamaica, meeting old friends and fellow musicians. He is embraced by thought-provoking stories about his father and the impact his father’s music had in the world. This film was shot on location in South Africa, London and Jamaica.

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Our film will be followed by a Q&A w/ filmmaker Kurt Orderson from S. Africa, via Skype, and 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.