November 19-20, 2004 – African Cinema: Film Festival & Panel Discussion
Friday, November 19 / 6 PM / College Eight, Room 240
Saturday, November 20 / 9 AM–5 PM / College Eight, Room 240
The Africana Dialogues research cluster (ADRC) will host an open house on October 6, 2004 for all those interested in participating. The cluster will also sponsor a two-day film festival on African cinema followed by a panel discussion on November 19th and 20th. The festival’s featured films explore a diverse array of issues, ranging from the economic complexities of filmmaking in postcolonial Africa and the impact of digital technologies on contemporary everyday life to cinematic representations of African liberation struggles, gender, and sexuality. Films to be screened include Afro@Digital, Bye Bye Africa, and Flame and Lumumba: La Mort du Prophete.