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AYANDA

DIRECTED BY SARA BLECHER

After tragedy strikes, a young woman begins a journey of self-discovery as she struggles to save her father’s car repair shop along with her memory of him.  AYANDA is a coming-of-age story from writer/director Sara Blecher that takes us into a vibrant Johannesburg community alive with love and humor, risk and reward, tragedy and triumph. This film held its world premiere screening at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival winning the Special Jury Prize in the World Fiction Competition.


RELEASED BY ARRAY IN THEATERS NOVEMBER 13, 2015

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CITY THEATER DATES TICKETS
NEW YORK
AMC LOEWS 34TH STREET
COMPLETED
NEW YORK
IMAGENATION RAW SPACE
COMPLETED
LOS ANGELES DOWNTOWN INDEPENDENT COMPLETED
ATLANTA
GEORGIA PACIFIC AUDITORIUM
Presented by Bronzelens Film Festival
COMPLETED
BALTIMORE
TOWSON UNIVERSITY
Presented by 'Nother Brother Entertainment
COMPLETED
PHILADELPHIA
AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM
Presented by Reelblack
COMPLETED
HOUSTON
HOUSTON MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE
COMPLETED
DETROIT
N'NAMDI CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART
COMPLETED
NEW YORK
SCHOMBURG CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN BLACK CULTURE
COMPLETED
MONTGOMERY, AL
PURE ARTISTRY LITERARY CAFE
COMPLETED
SEATTLE
ARK LODGE CINEMA
COMPLETED
GREENSBORO, NC
THE ARTIST BLOC
COMPLETED
BOSTON
ARTS EMERSON
Presented by Reel Life Experience + Roxbury International Film Festival
COMPLETED
WASHINGTON,DC
ANACOSTIA ARTS CENTER
Presented by Parallel Film Collective
COMPLETED
HONOLULU
HONOLULU MUSEUM OF ART
Part of The A-List
COMPLETED
LOS ANGELES
PAN AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL
COMPLETED
TORONTO
TORONTO BLACK FILM FESTIVAL
COMPLETED
TORONTO
TIFF NEXT WAVE
COMPLETED
DETROIT N'NAMDI CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART COMPLETED
CHICAGO
BLACK CINEMA HOUSE
COMPLETED
SAN FRANCISCO
ROXIE THEATRE
COMPLETED
SAINT LOUIS, MO
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL
COMPLETED
NEWARK
NEWARK BLACK FILM FESTIVAL
COMPLETED

PRESS

 

MSNBC | WATCH Ava DuVernay Talk with MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry On Amplifying Others Voices

Colorlines| Array Films 'Out of My Hand' and 'Ayanda' Now Available on Netflix

Okayafrica | Ava DuVernay’s Array Releases ‘Ayanda’ & ‘Out Of My Hand’ On Netflix

Shadow & Act | ARRAY Films 'Ayanda' & 'Out of My Hand' Now Streaming on Netflix + Indiegogo Partnership Announcement

ESSENCE | Ava DuVernay's ARRAY Film Distribution Collective Announces Partnership with Indiegogo

Serving Cinema | Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY, Indiegogo Partner on Sundance Initiative

Okayafrica | Array's AYANDA and OUT OF MY HAND Listed as One of 15 Top 2015 Films

Essence | Ava DuVernay's Film Distribution Company Brings New African Drama to U.S. Screens

Flavorwire | Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Double-Feature Underscores the Need for Art House Diversity

Bitch Media | New Film "AYANDA" Is A Vivid Picture Of Youth Culture In South Africa

Media Update | Terry Pheto’s Ayanda hits US cinemas

The Knockturnal | Exclusive: Director Sara Blecher Talks New Film ‘Ayanda’

Clutch | Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Releases Two Beautiful Films This Weekend

Black Film | Clips From Array’s ‘Ayanda’ and ‘Out Of My Hand’

Village Voice | Fulu Moguvhani’s Star Turn Is Just One Of The Strengths Of South African Coming-Of-Age Film ‘AYANDA’

Media Update | Terry Pheto’s Ayanda hits US cinemas

Tribeca | An Ava DuVernay-Curated Double Feature, Nitehawk's Shorts Festival, Some Demented Entertainment & More

Indiewire’s Women and Hollywood | South African Filmmaker Sara Blecher on Her Afro-Hipster Coming-of-Age Tale 'Ayanda'

The Wrap | Ava DuVernay's AFFRM Rebrands as ARRAY, Acquires 2 Films

Okay Africa | Here’s Where You Can Watch South Africa, Liberia-Based Films ‘Ayanda’ And ‘Out Of My Hand’ This Fall

Shadow & Act | Array Releasing Sets Theatrical Dates for 2015 Pickups - 'Ayanda' & 'Out of My Hand'

Black Film | Array Announces Release Dates For AYANDA and OUT OF MY HAND

The Source | Coming Soon: AYANDA and OUT OF MY HAND

The Knockturnal | Array Releasing Announces A Powerfully Diverse Double Feature

Shadow & Act | AFFRM Relaunches as ARRAY With Expanded Focus + Reveals New Acquisitions