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Less Commonly Taught Languages Film Series - "Bongoland" (Swahili, with English subtitles)

Event Type
Film Screening
Swahili Program, Less Commonly Taught Languages Program, Department of Linguistics
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB
Nov 15, 2017   6:00 pm  
Free and open to everyone.
Amanda Weber
Originating Calendar
School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics Calendar

Juma, an illegal African immigrant in Minnesota, confronts the realities of life in America. Dealing with a low-paying job, problems with his girlfriend, and an over-extended credit card, he must decide whether to continue struggling in America or to return home. (2003, 105 minutes.)

Director and Writer: Josiah Kibira Producer: Cully Gallagher, Onesmus Kibira.

Starring: Mukama Morandi, Laura Wangsness.


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