African Film Series - La Vie Est Belle
Ninth film in a series of ten movies showcasing the best in African films.
Location: McCormick Hall 106
Date/Time: 12/06/11 at 7:30 pm - 12/06/11 at 9:25 pm
This event is free and open to the public.
La Vie Est Belle (Life Is Beautiful) by Ngangura Mweze and Benoit Lamy (Congo, 1991, 83 minutes). Starring Soukous music legend Papa Wemba, tells the ârags to richesâ? story of a poor country musician who seeks fame in Kinshasaâs vibrant music industry.
Film screening will be followed by a 10-minute discussion by Professor Wendy Belcher. Co-hosted by Professor Kofi Agawu.
Sponsored by the Princeton Department of Comparative Literature, Center for African American Studies, and Program in African Studies.
Department: Center for African American Studies