The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston showcases contemporary African films, including recent features and documentaries, at the African Film Festival. The festival opens June 4 and runs through June 27.
The late director Ousmane Sembene's Moolaadé, tells the story of a village tribesman's wife who courageously protects four young girls fleeing the African ceremony of female circumcision. The film deals with issues of gender, power, custom and change.
A complete schedule of African Film Festival events can be seen here.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
All events are subject to change due to weather or other concerns. Please check with the venue or organization to ensure an event is taking place as scheduled.