February 5 – March 10, 2021

In celebration of Black History MonthThe Cascade Festival of African Films shows us Africa through the eyes of Africans, rather than a vision of Africa packaged for Western viewers. The films celebrate Africa’s achievements, expose its failures, and reveal possibilities for a hopeful future. Although the films cannot represent an entire continent, we hope to encourage American viewers to become interested in and study African cultures.

Click here to watch our opening night celebration at 6pm, February 5th!

Virtual festival

This year, the festival will be held virtually. Read our FAQs about watching films in the virtual format.

Free & open to the public
Brought to you by Portland Community College

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Closing Night
March 1, 2021
CANCELLED–Closing Night Film’s Drive-In Movie Option We regret that our Drive-In Movie option for our Closing Night Film, Farewell Amor, has been cancelled. We hoped for a greater movement downward of COVID-19 and a greater movement upward of climate temperature which could create an atmosphere to offer an out-of-home experience. However, we recognize that our […]

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