Juneteenth 2021

Silicon Valley African Film Festival, in partnership with Children’s Discovery Museum, presents “Echoes of Africa” – the first Juneteenth family program at the Museum. The program features screening of African animation films and live African drumming entertainment with Ghanaian Master Drummer Pope Flyne.

Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 10 a.m.


Drumming by Ghanaian Master Drummer Pope Flyne

Film: Souleyman
Animation: 5 minutes
Director: Aloïs Agboglo from Benin
“Souleyman” is a little boy, a fan of a superhero who saves people in the city from danger. This inspires the boy to do good to those around him.


Drumming by Ghanaian Master Drummer Pope Flyne

Film: Recoiled
Animation: 8 minutes
Director: Claire Grim from the USA
Kailli’s hair is so curly that it has a life of its own. With the help of her young sister, Kalli quickly discovers that being true to herself and one another is far more important than conforming to social norms of beauty and peer pressure in order to fit in.


Silicon Valley African Film Festival