14:34 PM

UHD Presents West African Film Festival, March 4

In commemoration of Black History Month 2016, the Center for Critical Race Studies and Film Studies Program invites faculty, staff and students to the West African Film Festival: Spotlight on Ghana on Friday, March 4, from 6-8 p.m.

This one-of-a-kind event will take place in the Robertson Auditorium (A350) from 6-8 p.m. and will present two short films by West African artists, a short documentary and an animated short.

The short documentary titled HerStory: Educate a Woman, Educate a Nation, documents the experiences of low-income girls striving to become the first females in their families to go to college. The animated short is an historical film titled Akgorkoli: Cause of Hogbetsotso.

All films are free and open to the public. To attend, register at Eventbrite. For more information, please contact Chuck Jackson, Ph.D., associate professor in English at 713-221-8615.