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African Movie Festival in Manitoba Symposium: Fragility/Vulnerability and Cinema


Digital & new media Film & video History & heritage Intercultural
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Gas Station Arts Center

445 River Avenue

Winnipeg, MB



Offered in English and French.

Wheelchair accessible.


The AM-FM Symposium is a complementary event that addresses critical issues in cinema and the black community. This year's symposium is titled: Fragility/Vulnerability and Cinema. The Keynote is Prof. Alexie Cheuyap, University of Toronto.

Together with:

Dr. Arthur Anyaduba (University of Winnipeg)

Wanjiru Njendu (Filmmaker/Director, Boxed and The Favor, Los Angeles)

Susan Bater (Project Manager, Community Futures, Rural Manitoba and Saskachewan )

Steven Kohm (Professor, University of Winnipeg)

Moderated by Dr. Etienne-Marie Lassi (University of Manitoba),


African Film Festival in Manitoba

As AM-FM was conceived to engage the large, diverse, and growing African population, and the festival provides a platform to highlight and showcase African creativity and African issues and challenge colonial spaces and decision-making.


Taisa Monastyrski