Screening Documentary "Bound: African vs African Americans" by Peres Owino

Film screening followed by dialogue to work on healing the sibling rivalry between African and African Americans.

"BOUND: African versus African Americans (AVAA) [2015] is a hard hitting documentary that addresses the little known tension that exists between Africans and African Americans. AVAA uses

personal testimonials to expose this rift, then it takes us on a journey through the corridors of African and African American historical experiences as it illuminates the moments that divide and those that bind Africans and African American." - IMDb
Film trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oshAs5ZKjsQ

Let us come together as community and family.

Film: 1 hour 32 minutes
Dialogue: 60 minutes

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After the film, we'll have a dialogue to discuss themes found in the film. The dialogue will be facilitated by UIUC EPOL Ph.D student Susan Ogwal and panelists.

Dialogue Panelists:
Gail M. Ferguson, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Department of Human Development and Family Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Ifeyinwa (Ife) Onyenekwu, Ph.D
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
University of Missouri

Ken Salo
Lecturer, Global Justice Movements
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Imani Bazzell
Champaign Urbana Community Activist
Founder and Director of Root Causes

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Event sponsored by:
AFRICAN STUDENTS ORGANIZATION (ASO) AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA

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University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Bevier Hall, 905 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, Room 180 (Auditorium)
adress is not specified
04 February , Thursday 17:00