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Three days dedicated to Afropolitan art, creativity and thought, on the theme Black Artlantic, which will also be held in 2019.
The programming of the festival, and February as a whole, is inspired by British sociologist Paul Gilroy’s Black Atlantic concept, and honours artists and intellectuals of African descent in Europe, Africa and the United States.


From Brussels to Los Angeles, by way of Abidjan, Kinshasa, and Addis, the festival becomes a crossroads of creations, meetings, exchanges and proposes some fifteen multidisciplinary events: concerts, debates, films, premières, talks, slams, hip-hop, handicrafts market, fashion, DJ-VJ party, African cuisine, bookstore, kids programmes, dance and singing workshops, exhibitions, and more.
 

Artists: Magic System, Kehinde Wiley,Badi, Baloji, Bai Kamara Jr., Rokhaya Diallo, Les Mybalés, ‘Lemonade’ after-party, Julie Dash, Kahlil Joseph, and much more.

 

 

FRIDAY 23.01.2018

DJ Bodhisattva party feat. Badi, Baloji, Fredy Massamba, Mama's Open Mic and other.
De Paris à Ferguson, coupables d’etre noirs (2016), Rokhaya Diallo
Debate: “Black History month in Belgium?” Part 2
Premiere ‘Kaniama TV-Z’

 

SATURDAY 24.01.2018

Magic System
Lezarts Urbains
Mamadou Dramé
Bai Kamara Jr.
Lemonade (2016) Afterparty by Khalil Joseph for Beyoncé
Whose Streets (2017), Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis
Debate: “Black Lives Matter”
Debate: Afropean Project

SUNDAY 25.01.2018

Congo Eza & les Mybalés
Daughters of the Dust (1997), Julie Dash
Debates : Julie Dash, Kahlil Joseph, Baloji
SideWalk Stories (1989), Charles Lane

 

AND:

Workshop Flashmob & Danse Afro
Studio Congo Kids
BAM-African Market Place
Sing Along Atelier
Writing workshop with Badi and other

Ongoing and forthcoming