5th Annual Africa World Documentary Film Festival

This episode of previews the 5th annual African World Documentary Film Festival, a world-wide event with screenings at venues in Africa, Europe, the Caribbean, and the United States. Ephrem Adamariam, a Festival organizer, and the Program Coordinator of African/African-American Studies and the Center for Black and African Art and Culture at the University of Missouri, St. Louis, is our guest. Three trailers and segments of three other films will be shown. From the story of a former child soldier in Uganda, to the efforts of a South African woman trying to apply the principles of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, to on-going violence in the Middle East, the documentaries cover a wide range of stories and issues of Africa and the African diaspora.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am