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Two Cousins Meet for the First Time at Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Kick off for the New York African Film Festival!

It was a great experience working with Mahen Bonetti and her team to create a moving and historic Digital Diaspora Town Hall meeting that celebrated past supporters of the 23rd New York African Film Festival and brought in new audiences for 2016! Mahen and her team helped to select the special guests whose family albums […]

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DDFR Visits Skidmore College & Albany

Our visit to Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York was a wonderful experience, full of poignant stories and cherished family photos. Not only were we able to explore new narratives, we also experienced how students and faculty alike are able to incorporate their celebration of their family histories into their definitions of everyday life. […]

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Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Visits Yale University for 1Yale1Family Project!

Digital Diaspora Family Reunion was invited for a special Black History Month kickoff event at the Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale University. The Center saw our DDFR Roadshow as a way to build community and celebrate our shared values and experiences, particularly after the turbulence on Yale campus the previous fall. The Yale New Haven communities […]

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Digital Diaspora Family Reunion in the Classroom at Temple University

Digital Diaspora Family Reunion started off the school year at Temple University! Thomas Allen Harris and Don Perry were invited by the Film Media Arts department to bring a mini-DDFR workshop for students to engage with narratives within their own family albums as well as to bridge inter-generational and cross-cultural differences. Stories and photographs were […]

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DDFR Roadshow Highlights the Bronx!

The Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow wrapped up its’ final city-wide tour funded by the Rockefeller Foundation NYC Cultural Innovation Fund when visiting a New York borough most personal to creator and filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris – the Bronx! We invited the community to bring their personal photographs to the Bronx Museum of the Arts, […]

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