Film Screening: Gone to the Village
Thursday, February 29 @ 7:30 pmFree
Tufts University presents a special screening of the documentary film “Gone to the Village,” which details the elaborate funerary rites for the Queen Mother of the Asante in Ghana. The film beautifully represents the persistent richness of Asante cultural practice in 21st- century Ghana amid the onslaught of colonialism and globalization. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the film’s director, Professor Kwasi Ampene. Co-sponsored by the Center for the Humanities at Tufts, Tisch College, and the Departments of Music, History, Judaic Studies, and International Literary and Cultural Studies. Free to the public with no tickets required.