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