World Cinema Café is a free weekly community screening series held in the SNF Parkway’s historic main theatre, offering a cross-section of historical and contemporary cinema from around the globe. Featuring films on the periphery and movies that break the canon – intentionally or by circumstance – World Cinema Café points to a new vision in filmmaking.

Each season of World Cinema Café will focus on films from a different part of the world and put them in the context of international cinema’s past, present, and future, with titles rarely seen in U.S. theatres. Join us to experience these fantastic and wide-ranging films from all over the globe, and expand your taste for international movies!

Fall 2021 will explore cinema from continental Africa and the African diaspora.


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World Cinema Cafe is made possible by generous contributions from Robert Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker.



Senegal, 1992
dir. Djibril Diop Mambety

2 Weeks in Lagos

Nigeria, 2019
dir. Kathryn Fasegha

Black Business

France, 2008
dir. Osvalde Lewat


South Africa, 2017
dir. Kagiso Lediga


South Korea, 2012
dir. Choo Chang-min

2019 African Film Fest Shorts

Various, 2019
dir. Various


Mali, 1987
dir. Souleymane Cissé

Not in My Neighborhood

Various, 2018
dir. Kurt Orderson