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The Forgotten Kingdom- Film and Q & A with Art Director Sejake Matsela

Event Type
Film Screening
Topics
discussion, international, international week
Sponsor
ACES Department of Human and Family Studies, Center for African Studies
Location
180 Bevier Hall
Date
Apr 8, 2017   4:00 pm  
Speaker
Sejake Matsela
Contact
Jan Brooks
E-Mail
dickson@illinois.edu
Views
19
Originating Calendar
International Week

Atang Mokoenya leaves the slums of Johannesburg to return to his ancestral land of Lesotho, where he must bury his estranged father in the remote, mountainous village where he was born. Stirred by memories of his youth, he falls in love with his childhood friend, Dineo, now a radiant young school teacher. Through her, Atang is drawn toward the mystical beauty and hardships of the people and land he had forgotten, and faces his own bittersweet reckoning.

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