Calendar of Events
Film Screening: Vibrancy of Silence
March 14, 2018
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Modern Languages Building - 1220
Sponsored by: Departments of Afroamerican and African Studies, Comparative Literature, and Women's Studies, and IRWG
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Discussants: Marthe Djilo Kamga, director Frieda Ekotto, film producer, and Professor of Afroamerican and African Studies, and Comparative Literature This is a 90-minute documentary film that highlights the creative achievements of six Sub-Saharan African women in various intellectual and artistic fields, elaborating a visual archive of unprecedented quality and scope. The film reflects on the complex nature of contemporary Sub-Saharan African cultural production by women, prompting the audience to better understand and theorize the new paradigms and voices it highlights. A discussion with Director Marthe Djilo Kamga and Producer Frieda Ekotto (DAAS & Comparative Literature) will follow the screening.