African Film Series - Yeelen
First of ten movies showcasing the best in African films.
Location: McCormick Hall 106
Date/Time: 09/27/11 at 7:30 pm - 09/27/11 at 9:45 pm
This event is free and open to the public.
"Yeelen" (Brightness) by Souleymane Cissé (Senegal, 1987, 105 minutes). A young man with magical powers journeys to request help in fighting his sorcerer father. Won the 1987 Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize.
Film screening will be followed by a 10-minute discussion by Professor Wendy Belcher.
Sponsored by the Princeton Department of Comparative Literature, Center for African American Studies,
and Program in African Studies.
Department: Center for African American Studies