ADIFF 2012 Preview: Good-Looking Trailer For Afro-Colombian Coming Of Age Entry 'La Playa D.C.'

From Shadow and Act Mon Nov 12 2012, 20:34:38

New Yorkers will be extremely pleased to learn that Juan Andrés Arango's La Playa D.C., will screen at the African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) - the festival's 20th edition, to be held in Manhattan from November 23 to December 9. As one of the festival's highlights, La Playa D.C centers on Tomas, an Afro-Colombian teenager struggling with the difficulties of growing up in a city (Bogota) of exclusion and racism against those who look like him; When his younger brother disappears, Tomas is forced to leave his home to look for him. With the help from his older brother Chaco, Tomas roams...

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