Newark Black Film Festival Youth Cinema: “Meltrek: Exploring Ancient Africa” and more…

Newark Black Film Festival Youth Cinema: “Meltrek: Exploring Ancient Africa” and more…

When:
July 17, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm America/New York Timezone
2017-07-17T10:30:00-04:00
2017-07-17T12:00:00-04:00
Where:
Centennial Hall, Main Library
Newark Public Library
5 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dale Colston
973-733--7768

Meltrek: Exploring Ancient Africa

This animated film teaches history, culture and contributions of African Americans from 3000 BCD to 2008 using hip hop music as a teaching tool. 55 min.

Zarafa

Maki meets Zarafa, a baby giraffe, and together they take a hot air balloon on an adventure from Africa to Europe, determined to find a way to return Zarafa to her rightful home. 18 min.

Please note, these films will also be shown on Wednesday, July 19, at 1:00 pm, at the Newark Museum.