Film: On the Trail of My Father: The Story of Lucky Dube (2009, 52 min), by Kurt Orderson
When:June 18,[masked]:00 PM
Donation:Suggested: $10. Proceeds will benefit both TransAfrica and BloomBars. Free popcorn and refreshments provided.
The Movie:On the Trail of My Father: The Story of Lucky Dube (2009, 52 min), by Kurt Orderson – tells the story of murdered South African reggae artist Lucky Dube. Thokozani his eldest son, who was present in the car when his father was gunned down, tries to come to grips with the loss of his father. He travels with his late father's tour manager to Jamaica, meeting old friends and fellow musicians. He is embraced by thought-provoking stories about his father and the impact his father's music had in the world. This film was shot on location in South Africa, London and Jamaica.
Our film will be followed by a discussion, via Skype, with Kurt Orderson, a young Rastafarian filmmaker from South Africa. Our moderator will be Mwiza Munthali, the Public Outreach Director of TransAfrica.
See trailer at: http://tinyurl.com/lucky-dube-trailer
Facebook RSVP at: http://tinyurl.com/lucky-dube-rsvp
Each week, we present films and with a discussion. Once a month, we partner with TransAfrica to present films from the African Diaspora. We are very happy to collaborate with TransAfrica – the oldest and largest African American human rights and social justice advocacy organization.
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