This Friday, May 27th, from 7-9PM!
For those of you who missed the screening at the African Film Festival, there’s another chance this month to catch the film Ọya: Something Happened On The Way To West Africa!
Don't miss three amazing short films by Bronx filmmakers, presented by the Bronx River Art Center and the Bronx Music Heritage Center. Bronx:Africa Film Connections will showcase "Oya: Something Happened On The Way To West Africa!" by Tengade Productions - Seyi Adebanjo and two films from the series "The Girls of Daraja" by Barbara Rick. Screening will take place at The Bronx Music Heritage Center, at 1303 Louis Nine Blvd, starting at 7PM!
Ọya: Something Happened On The Way To West Africa!
Follow my journey as a Queer Gender Non Conforming Nigerian as I connect with Òrìṣà tradition (African God/dess) and the powerful legacy of my great grandmother, Chief Moloran Ìyá Ọlọ́ya. This personal and political story vibrantly investigates the heritage of command, mythology, gender fluidity, Queerness & the hidden truth behind the power of indigenous Yorùbá spirituality.