University of Rochester
Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African American Studies
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"THE IDEA OF AFRICA: FROM HAITI TO THE LIBERATION OF SOUTH AFRICA"

  • Tuesday, November 4, 2014
  • 6:00 PM

Dewey 1-101

Screening & Discussion

Fatal Assistance (100  min, 2012) directed by Raoul Peck with Raoul Peck

“Through a provocative and radical view point the film dives headlong into the complexity of the reconstruction process and the practice and impact of worldwide humanitarian and development aid, reviewing in the most disturbing way the extent of general failure.

Symposium with Raoul Peck, Filmmaker
Millery Polyne, New York University
Greg Beckett, Bowdoin College
Harley Etienne, U. of Michigan


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The Idea of Africa

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