Monday, October 20, 2008

EVENT: Monday, Oct. 20---Democracy in Dakar

6:30pm on Monday, October 20th 2008,

The BU Film Society and Project Nur presents the groundbreaking documentary film, Democracy in Dakar, about hip-hop, youth, and politics in Dakar Senegal. The documentary explores the role of the youth and musical activism that spread like wild fire with the inspiring ambition to tell the truth. The film follows hip-hop artists, DJs, journalists, professors and the people of Senegal before and after the controversial 2007 presidential election and examines the surprisingly influential role hip-hop played in the political process. After the documentary screening, performers from the film will perform as well as offer a Q&A session. Come join the fun and hear hip-hop from Africa. Admission is free to the University community.

GSU BU Central, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, lower level

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