Congo in Harlem is an annual week-long series of Congo-related film screenings accompanied by special events, panel discussions, performances, and receptions. Congo in Harlem provides audiences with more than the traditional movie-going experience — it offers opportunities to discover Congolese culture, learn about the ongoing humanitarian crisis, engage in dialogue, and get involved.
Congo in Harlem is an annual series of Congo-related films and events at the Maysles Cinema in Harlem. It showcases innovative work that celebrates Congolese culture, raises awareness about DR Congo’s challenges, provokes dialogue, and encourages community engagement. It is presented by Maysles Cinema, True-Walker Productions and Friends of the Congo. The 4th edition will take place in Maysles Cinema, NYC. 14-20 october 2012.