MONDAY / MARCH 27 / 5–7PM
DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY
KRISER SCREENING ROOM
25 WAVERLY PLACE, GROUND FLOOR
THE LAND BENEATH OUR FEET (60 min, 2016, Dirs: Sarita Siegel, Gregg Mitman)
This documentary chronicles a young Liberian man, uprooted by war who returns home with rare 1926 footage of an historic land grab, an explosive reminder of the enduring struggle over land rights. Post-screening discussion with Director Gregg Mitman (Department of Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin-Madison).
Co-sponsors: Africana Studies, Social and Cultural Analysis; History