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Provost Film Series: Camp de Thiaroye

Camp de Thiaroye

In this semi-autobiographical film by Ousmane Sembene, black
soldiers help to defend France in the Algerian War, but are detained in
prison camp before being repatriated home.

Provost Film Series: Lumumba

Lumumba (2000)

 Raoul Peck’s film portrays the true story of the rise to power and
assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of the
independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba.

Provost Film Series: Bamako

Bamako

In this film by Abderrahmane Sissako, Melé is a bar singer, her husband
Chaka is out of work, and the couple is on the verge of breaking up.
African civil society spokesmen have taken proceedings against the World
Bank and the IMF whom they blame for Africa’s woes. Chaka does not seem
to be concerned by Africa’s desire to fight for its rights.

Provost Film Series: Munyurangabo

Munyurangabo

In this film by Lee Isaac Chung, an orphan of the Rwandan genocide
travels from Kigali to the countryside on a quest for justice.

Provost Film Series: Moolaade

Moolaade

When a woman shelters a group of girls from suffering female
circumcision, she starts a conflict that tears her village apart in this
film by Ousmane Sembene.

Provost Film Series: The Message

Handsomely-mounted historical epic that concerns the birth of Islam and the story of the Prophet Mohammed.

All movies will be shown in the Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University. Free of charge and open to the Monmouth University community and the general public.

Provost Film Series: Walk on Water

Following the suicide of his wife, an Israeli intelligence agent is assigned to befriend the grandchildren of a Nazi war criminal.

All movies will be shown in the Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University. Free of charge and open to the Monmouth University community and the general public.

Provost Film Series: The Time that Remains

A humorous heartbreaking film that depicts the life of Palestinian Arabs living as a minority in Israel.

All movies will be shown in the Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University. Free of charge and open to the Monmouth University community and the general public.

Provost Film Series: Fill the Void

A young Hasidic Jewish woman is pressured into an arrange levirate marriage to an older widower.

All movies will be shown in the Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University. Free of charge and open to the Monmouth University community and the general public.

Provost Film Series: A Bottle in the Gaza Sea

Tai is 17 years old.  Naim is 20. She’s Israeli. He’s Palestinian. She lives in Jerusalem. He lives in Gaza. Only 60 miles separate them but how many bombings, check-points, sleepless nights and bloodstained days stand between them?

All movies will be sown in the Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University. Free of charge and open to the Monmouth university community and the general public.