september, 2022

sat10sep7:00 pm10:00 pmAFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL: COSMIC AFRICA7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden

Event Details

Snug Harbor will host a screening of the acclaimed documentary film Cosmic Africa by Craig and Damon Foster. Before the screening, enjoy a walkthrough of the Here We Are: Young, Black, and Indigenous Women in the Art World exhibition in the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art.

About the film: Traveling across the scope of the African continent – Namibia, Ghana, Northern Kenya, Dogon country in Mali, and the Egyptian Sahara – this film captures the remarkable personal journey of an African astronomer, Thebe Medupe. Cosmic Africa and Thebe Medupe explore Africa’s ancient astronomy history, while unveiling the deep connection humans have with the cosmos.

Registration required.


(Saturday) 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden

1000 Richmond Terr.



september, 2022