African Film class to show 'Long Night's Journey Into Day' on March 1

UST English professor Dr. Carmela Garritano invites members of the St. Thomas community to join her students in the ENGL 337 African Film: Theory and Practice class to view “Long Night’s Journey Into Day.”

The film is a documentary of South Africa’s quest for restorative justice following four cases brought before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. “Long Night’s Journey Into Day" will be shown from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, March 1, Room 126 (auditorium), John R. Roach Center for the Liberal Arts.

 Find more about the film here.

Schedule of remaining African Film screenings:

  • Monday, March 15, “Tales of Ordinary People,” two short films: “Le Franc” and “La Petite Vendeuse de Soleil” (“The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun”) (Senegal, 1994, 1999)
  • Monday, April 12, “Bamako” (Mali, 2006)
  • Monday, April 19, “These Hands” (Tanzania, 1992) and “Africa, Africas” (Cameroon, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, 2001)
  • Monday, April 26, “Al’leessi: An African Actress” (Niger, 2004)
  • Monday, May 3, “Aristotle’s Plot” (Zimbabwe, 1997)

 For more information, contact Garritano, (651) 962-5607.