Movie lovers and culture enthusiasts were gathered for the opening night of the 23rd New York African Film Festival at the Lincoln Centre in New York.
Beninese-Born Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo was present at the event. Other creatives such as Jimmy Jean-Louise, MaameYaa Boafo, Mahen Bonetti, Amy Halldin. Roy Anderson, Lydia Diakhate, Alfonso Johnson were present at the event.
The festival started on May 1st, 2016 and would end May 30th, 2016.
Check out some photos from the event:
Photo Credit: Getty Images/Ryan Liu