Dir. Med Hondo, France/Mauritania, 1970, 102 min.
A well-educated native of Mauritania dreams of “going back” to the land of his ancestors with the hope of finding a better life for himself. However, his experience of racial inequalities throws him into great disillusionment.
A mix of 10 contemporary full- and short-length films portraying diverse stories of African migration.
The 2019 African Film Weekend is presented by Richmond’s Dr. Kasongo Kapanga and guest curator Dr. MaryEllen Higgins of the State University of Pennsylvania, Greater Allegheny. All films will be screened in Ukrop Auditorium, located in the Robins School of Business - free and open to the public.