In collaboration with the French Embassy, the UCI Department of French and Italian presents

A Francophone Film Festival
Featuring "Little Senegal" by Rachid Bouchareb (2000)

Thursday, March 10 2011.
6.00 p.m.
Humanities Gateway, Room 1070 (McCormick Screening Room)

Alloune, an old Senegalese man, travels from Senegal to America in
search of the descendants of his ancestors, deported as slaves two
centuries ago. The people he meets in Harlem help him recognize the conflicts
between recent immigrants from Africa and African-Americans
long-established in the US.

Presented by Julien Weber, French and Italian, UCI.

This event is free and open to the public. For further information, please contact evelynf@uci.edu.

 

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