Abina and the Important Men (2017)
THIS EVENT IS ARCHIVED
Director: Soumyaa Kapil
Date: 21 October 2019Time: 5:00 PM
Finishes: 21 October 2019Time: 7:00 PM
Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Djam Lecture Theatre (DLT)
Type of Event: Seminar
Abina and the Important Men (2017) 55 min.
Directed by Soumyaa Kapil
Abina and the Important Men is a lightly animated film adaptation of the award-winning graphic history by Trevor R. Getz and Liz Clarke. It tells the story of Abina Mansah, a very real 19th century women in West Africa who challenged both the colonial system and institutions of enslavement. The film is the product of a community of students and scholars from the departments of Africana Studies, Theater, Cinema, and History at San Francisco State University.
Followed by a Q&A with Trevor R. Getz.
Chair: Dr Marie Rodet (SOAS)
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org