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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Who We Carry film premiere party by Rejoice Diaspora Dance Theatre
October 7, 2021
Cascade Festival of African Films & Portland Institute of Contemporary Art present: “Who We Carry”   October 10, 2021 DOOR & Dance Party  7:30 pm || Film 8pm  TICKET COSTS: FREE LIVE & Virtual Premiere ticket reservations: https://rejoicepremiere.eventive.org/welcome   LOCATION:  In Person: Release 24 in advanced   Film release & dance party with DJ Floyd Vader […]

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