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

Event Type
Film Screening
Sponsor
Swahili Program, Less Commonly Taught Languages Program, Department of Linguistics
Location
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB
Date
Nov 15, 2017   6:00 pm  
Cost
Free and open to everyone.
Contact
Amanda Weber
E-Mail
ajweber3@illinois.edu
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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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