Los Angeles Amazigh Film Festival
The Tazzla Institute for Cultural Diversity presents the Second Annual LA Amazigh Film Festival, Saturday, January 10, 2009 from 4:00 to 10:30 PM.
Saturday, January 10, 2009
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Barnsdall Theatre and Art Gallery
4800 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Information from Helene Hagan regarding the Festival:
Helene Hagan, President of Tazzla Institute for Cultural Diversity and Director of L.A.A.F.F., Los Angeles Amazigh Film Festival, is pleased to announce the celebration of the second annual event on Saturday, January 10, 2009, at the Barnsdall Theatre and Art Gallery, a facility of the Department of Cultural Affairs, city of Los Angeles, 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027.
4:00 - 4:30 PM
- Slideshow presentation, “Kabylia, the land, the people, the Arts” (10 min)
- Welcome Address by Helene Hagan
- Presentation by Rachid Bouksim, Director of the Issni N’Ourgh Film Festival of Agadir, Morocco, on the recent development of the Amazigh Cinematography in Morocco.
4:30 - 6:30 PM - Documentaries
- “Pottery from the Rif” (27 min, 2003, Morocco, Dounia Productions, Ltd.)
- “On Native Lands” (86 min, Canada/Morocco, 2007, Orbi xii)
6:30 - 7:30 PM - Art Exhibit and Reception
- Artwork by Moroccan artists Hassan Moumene (Atlas) and Abdallah Aourik (Souss)
- Traditional Mint tea and tidbits catered by CHAMEAU, Inc. of Beverly Hills
7:30 - 9:00 PM - Film – “Tizza U’ wul” (Fishbones) 2008 – Ali N’ Productions, Morocco
15 minute intermission
9:15 - 9:30 PM - Tazzla Awards – A.C.A.A. presentation
9:30 - 10:30 PM - Concert
- L.A. percussionist and vocalist Fella Oudane (Kabyle, North African medley)
- Special guest: Khalid Ayour, music from the Souss Valley, Morocco
- Advance: $17.00 - $9.00 under 12
- At-the-door: $22.00 - $11.00 under 12
Cost: Tickets: www.BGTtix.com - Advance: $17.00 - $9.00 under 12; At-the-door: $22.00 - $11.00 under 12.
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Sponsor(s): The Tazzla Institute for Cultural Diversity. Information about non-ASC events is posted for informational purposes and does not necessarily reflect opinions of or endorsements by African Studies personnel.