Hamptons Black International Film Festival Opening Night

16 Sep

I was on the scene for the opening night of the Hamptons Black International Film Fesival, which takes place at venues in Manhattan, and Sag Harbor andMontauk, Long Island.

Opening night films were Obama’s Irish Roots, directed by Gabriel Murray of Ireland, which traces part of President Barak Obama’s ancestry to Ireland, andthe Burkina Faso documentary Kôglb-zanga directed by Ilboudo Yalgabama, forwhich Prince Wendemi, a fighter for social justice, was in attendance.

The festivities also featured performers from the Festival’s children and theArts Program, including talented teen singer Dylan Jenet Collins and young violin virtuoso Claudius Agrippa.

Shout out to Executive Director Princess Angelique Monet and film curator Rashid Bahati!

-O.G.

Hamptons Black International Film Fesival,  HBIFF.org

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