Diasporadical Trilogia

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USA/2016/Short Narrative/17mins | Director: Sam ‘Blitz The Ambassador’ Bazawule.

Screening:Saturday 23rd July, Gisenyi, 19h 15

Ghanaian-American hip-hop artist and visual artist, Blitz the Ambassador, recently released a trilogy of music videos from his upcoming album Diasporadical EP. The three films are shot and in three locations; Accra, Ghana, Brooklyn, USA and Bahia, Brazil.The Diasporadical Trilogia are three different videos with an interconnecting theme of spirituality, gentrification and Pan Africanism.

 

Director Bio:

With a vision that embraces his personal West African past and a revolutionary future of Afropolitan cross-pollination, Blitz the Ambassador meshes African popular sounds, American vintage soul, and hard-hitting beats and lyrics with the help of an international cast of collaborators, including the elegant Angelique Kidjo and Afrobeat firebrand Seun Kuti.