Received CINE Golden Eagle and Telly Award, Al Jazeera. 2011
"The Colony" represented West Africa at the Shanghai Biennial in China, one of the largest art and culture exhibitions in the world. 2012
- "A conversation with the filmmaker Brent Huffman and Asia in Africa Research Director Daniel Large" - “The Colony” screened at Columbia University, Dec. 2nd. 2011
- Princeton University lecture about China in Africa and film screening of The Colony. 2011
- Forum on Global Engagement/Semester at Sea lecture about China/US Relations. 2011
- Lectured and showed “The Colony” at the University of Southern California’s US/China Institute. 2011
- Expert Lecture “The Colony: Deconstructing Anti-Chinese Sentiment in Modern Senegal”
- Global Africa Panel - The Virginia Social Science Association. April 2014
- Lecture and screening of “The Colony” about China in Africa in Dakar, Senegal. 2012.
- Huffman was invited by the U.S. Embassy and a Nonprofit Senegalese Arts organization to lead a symposium about China’s increasing presence there.