African Film Festival's Family Day Celebration

Sun Oct 1, 2023
12:00pm to 6:00pm ET
Age: All ages
Price: Free
Governors Island

African Film Festival Inc.’s Family Day Celebration returns to Governors Island for an enchanting day of activities, story-telling, and dance.

FREE activities include storytelling, needle arts, double-dutch, and dance and drum workshops led by world-renowned instructors, all celebrating Africa and the diaspora.


12pm to 3pm
Needle Arts Demonstration & Workshop with Michelle Bishop & Harlem Needle Arts

1pm to 5pm
Select­ed Short Films with the MoCA­DA House

1:30pm to 4pm
Sto­ry­telling & Dou­ble Dutch with Mali­ka Lee Whit­ney

2pm to 3:15pm
Afro-Brazil­ian Dance Class with Que­nia Ribeiro & Grupo Ribeiro

3:30pm to 4:45pm
Sene­galese Sabar Dance Class with Babacar M’baye & Sing Sing Rhythm

5pm to 6:15pm
Guinean Dance Class with Maguette Cama­ra & Les Mer­veilles de Guinea

12pm to 6pm
Mul­ti-Eth­nic Fusion Cui­sine with Fauzia’s Heav­en­ly Delights

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.