9:56 AM, February 14, 2014

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, in collaboration with the Africana Studies Program and the Multicultural Center, a unit of the Division of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, is pleased to invite you to the screening of Inside Buffalo and Ius Soli, two award-winning documentaries of Italian-Ghanaian director Fred Kuwornu.

Date and Time:  Monday, February 17, 5 - 8 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Lecture, screening, and discussion hosted by Director Fred Kuwornu and Professor Shelleen Greene.

Fred Kuwornu is an Italian-Ghanaian activist-producer-writer and director of the documentary, Inside Buffalo, that was awarded "Best Documentary" at the Black Berlin International Cinema Festival, and has been shown at the Pentagon, the Library of Congress, and at major Black film festivals around the world.

Shelleen Greene is Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.  Her research interests include Italian film, race and ethnic studies, Black European studies, cultural studies, postcolonial studies, and globalization and visual culture.

Special thanks to the Club Italiano for supporting the event.

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