Funkquaria Rising: A Film Screening & Discussion with SambaFunk!

When
Event has passed (Thu Jan 18, 2018 - Thu Jan 18, 2018)
Where
Museum of the African Diaspora - MOAD
Time
06:30 PM
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Funkquaria Rising
Film Screening & Discussion with SambaFunk! hosted by The MoAD Vanguard
Thursday, January 18, 2017 | 6:30-8:30
The Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD)
685 Mission St. San Francisco, CA 94105
 
*Limited seating available*
FREE RSVP required
 
SPECIAL GUESTS:
 
Moderator
Roberto Hernandez
Executive Producer of San Francisco Carnaval
 
Panelist
Iwalane Venerable
Filmmaker and Samba Funk member
 
Theo Aytchan Williams
Samba Funk Founder
 
Monica Hastings-Smith
Funkquarian
 
It’s a new year, but the celebration of MoAD’s colorful exhibition, En Mas’, continues! Join us for a special screening of Funkquaria Rising, a documentary short film that looks at the creation, development and artistic vision of the Bay Area based and internationally known Samba school, SambaFunk! Their members, also known as The Funkquarians, have a unique flavor that embraces the African diaspora’s art and culture. The film features a portrait look at the members, live footage from classes, local Carnaval celebrations and exhilarating street theater. It shines a light on the challenges faced by a self-funded group as it works to bring joy to it's community and beyond.
 
Thank you to our sponsors and partners!
 
Sponsors: Whole Foods
 
Community Partners: San Francisco Carnaval

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  1. Museum of the African Diaspora - MOAD 685 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA