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Film Screening: Ghosts of Amistad

Monday, October 5, 2015 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Hallock Auditorium, Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies, Hallock Auditorium 122 Elm Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

This film, Ghosts of Amsted by Tony Buba and Marcus Rediker, chronicles a trip  to Sierra Leone in May  2013 to interview village  elders about local memory of the  Amsted rebellion (1839),  to search for the  long-lost ruins  of the slave trading factory Lomboko, and  to recover a lost  history from below in the  struggle against slavery.  Rediker will be in attendance at the screening and will answer questions after the  film.

 

 

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Info Sessions/Presentations, Films & Screenings

Departments

Academic, History

Contact Person

Prof. Carol Lasser

Contact E-mail Address

classer@oberlin.edu

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