The 2009 film, AFRICA IS A WOMAN’S NAME, showcases three of Africa’s leading filmmakers telling their own
country’s stories through the lives of the powerful women working to create change. Amai Rose, a Zimbabwean housewife and businesswoman, Phuti Ragophala, a dedicated school principal in one of South Africa’s poorest communities, and Njoki Ndung’u, a human rights attorney and member of Kenya’s parliament, tell their individual stories, reflecting upon their own achievements and failures, revealing the gender revolution under way among sub-Saharan women of different backgrounds and origins who are determined to transform their daily realities and the conditions of their lives. This film by Ingrid Sinclair, Bridget Pickering & Wanjiru Kinyanjui. Running time: 52 minutes.
Made possible by the Friends of the New Rochelle Public Library and in partnership with Zonta Club New Rochelle.
Event Location and Ticket Information
The Ossie Davis Theatre @ New Rochelle Public Library
1 Library Plaza
New Rochelle, New York 10801
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Times: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm