African Film Series: Beasts of No Nation

Sunday, February 19 at 5:30pm to 10:00pm

Memorial Student Union, Jesse Wrench Auditorium 38.94536, -92.32524

Beasts of No Nation is based on the highly acclaimed novel by Nigerian author Uzodinma Iweala, bringing to life the gripping tale of Agu, a child soldier torn from his family to fight in the civil war of an African country. Newcomer Abraham Attah gives a stunning portrayal of Agu, while Elba dominates the screen in the role of Commandant, a warlord who takes in Agu and instructs him in the ways of war.

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Event Type

Films, Diversity, International, Food/Drink

Departmental Categories

Diversity, Black History Month

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Contact Name

MU Africa Hub

Contact Phone

573-882-7740

Contact Email

africahub@missouri.edu

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