SVAFF - Silicon Valley African Film Festival
Set in beautiful Silicon Valley, California – the high-tech capital of the world, the Silicon Valley African Film Festival (SVAFF) provides audiences a lens to the real Africa.
Join us as we take you on an enchanting journey across the continent in a historic showcase of feature films, shorts and animations from Africa’s seasoned and emerging first-voice filmmakers.
Whether you are a film or culture buff, this is the ONE Event you cannot afford to miss!
Oriki Theater is a Silicon Valley based non-profit performing arts company that is dedicated to the promotion of Africa’s culture and heritage through a unique combination of dance, drama, music, poetry, folk stories, chants and the DRUM. From outreach programs in schools to theatrical productions and workshops, Oriki brings to our community a shared experience of Africa, its people and their way of life. www.oriki.org
COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND ARTS (CSMA)
Since its founding in 1968, the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) has grown to be the largest non-profit provider of arts education programs in the region. Through on-site and off-site programs, CSMA reaches 40,000+ people of all ages, levels and economic means annually, including 7,500+ students in 25+ schools. In keeping with its commitment to accessbility, the school provides more than $200,000 in financial aid and program subsidies every year. CSMA is among the top 10 schools of its kind in the U.S. In January 2004, CSMA opened its first permanent home at Finn Center, an award-winning facility dedicated to Arts for All! CSMA provides: lessons, classes and camps in music, art and new media; in-school music and art programs; concerts, exhibits and outreach events. www.arts4all.org