‘Extraordinary Women’ Film Series: “Africa is A Woman’s Name”

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.

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Event Location and Ticket Information

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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

Ticket pricing:
Free event
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Presenter: New Rochelle Public Library
Presenter Phone: 9146327878
Presenter Website: nrpl.org