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Movie Night: A discussion on the film “Concerning Violence,” about Franz Fanon’s writings and ideas

Apr11

Oualid Khelifi wants to challenge your concepts of African belonging

El Foukr R’Assembly is a collaborative music and film project initiated by Algerian filmmaker Oualid Khelifi.

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Algeria hosts first International Women’s Congress for a Culture of Peace

From October 27 to November 1, Algeria is hosting in Oran the first international women’s conference to promote a culture of peace. The conference has been organized at the initiative of NGO Aisa (www.aisa-net.com), which has special consultative status at the UN Economic and Social Council, and the Djanatu Al-Arif foundation (www.djanatualarif.com), which works for sustainable development. continue reading »

World Cup: Watching Algeria in New York

New York – Islamic hymns emanated from street food carts on Steinway Street in Astoria, Queens, in observance of Ramadan. At Cafe Borbone, a non-descript Italian coffeehouse nearby, a middle-aged, working-class, almost all-male crowd gathered for Algeria’s maiden knockout round appearance, with not even a glass of water in sight, a far cry from the chic shisha bars just down the road.

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Africa: Best and Worst of Africa On World Cup Stage

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil has shown both the best and worst of African football, but also produced for the first time ever two teams from the continent into the knockout stages. That should be cause for celebration, though tinged with regret that with a bit more application, that number may have been greater. continue reading »

Here Africa/4: Interview with Zineb Sedira

For Here Africa, Zineb Sedira will be exhibiting 4 photographs from the series Shipwreck: the Death of a Journey (2008) and The Lovers (2008), which record rusting boats and detritus in a ship graveyard situated in Nouadhibou, Mauritania. For Sedira, these images are portraits where life, death, loss, escape, abandonment and shipwrecked journeys meet. The subject of her images is a contradiction: both a toxic graveyard and a source for survival and hope for young Sub-Saharan Africans to reach Europe. Interview with Zined Sedira by Coline Milliard for Here Africa.

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