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Sambizanga

Sunday, October 23, 2022 at 4:30pm to 6:07pm

Willard Straight Theatre
Central Campus

1972 > Angola > Directed by Sarah Maldoror
With Domingos Oliveira, Elisa Andrade
A revolutionary bombshell by one of Africa's first female directors, Sarah Maldoror's electrifying chronicle of Angola's awakening independence movement is a stirring hymn to those who risked everything in the fight for freedom. Based on a true story, Sambizanga follows young resistance leader Domingos whose arrest by the Portuguese authorities helps ignite an anti-colonialist uprising and leads his determined wife Maria on an epic journey by foot to save him. Cosponsored by the Institute for African Development. Subtitled. More at www.janusfilms.com/films/2077
1 hr 37 min

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Event Type

Film

Departments

Cornell Cinema, Institute for African Development

Tags

cascal, film, movie, tfdcin, pma, africal

Website

https://cinema.cornell.edu/sambizanga

Cost

$0 All Access Passholders, $7.50 students & seniors, $6 grads & kids, $9.50 general

Group
Cornell Cinema
Contact E-Mail

taa39@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Teresa Alvis

Contact Phone

607-255-3522

Open To

Public

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