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African American Film Festival : African Underground; Democracy in Dakar : A film series sponsored in partnership with Sembene-The Film and Art Festival

Tuesday, February 11, 2014  
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

African Underground is a groundbreaking documentary film about hip-hop youth and politics in Dakar,Senegal. The film follows rappers, DJs,journalists,professors and people on the street at the time before, during and after the controversial 2007 presidential election in Senegal and examines hip-hop's role on the political process. A discussion lead by Sabira Bushra will follow the film.
Sponsor: Sembene-The Film and Art Festival
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Pittsburgh, PA 15208