An Opera of the World
by Manthia Diawara

APR
11
Film screening
8 pm
Greek Film Archive (Tainiothiki), Iera Odos 48 and Megalou Alexandrou 134-136, Athens
MAY
2
Film screening
8 pm
Greek Film Archive (Tainiothiki), Iera Odos 48 and Megalou Alexandrou 134-136, Athens
JUN
6
Film screening
8 pm
Greek Film Archive (Tainiothiki), Iera Odos 48 and Megalou Alexandrou 134-136, Athens

Manthia Diawara, An Opera of the World, 2017, Portugal/USA/Mali, film still

In An Opera of the World, Malian filmmaker Manthia Diawara reflects upon the refugee crisis and the relationship between Europe and Africa. The film revolves around a performance of Bintou Were, a Sahel Opera in Bamako, around which Diawara builds a story about migration, interweaving interviews with documentary and archival footage.

Manthia Diawara, An Opera of the World, Portugal/USA/Mali, 70 min.

April 11: World premiere with the director, Nicole Lapierre, and Richard Sennett

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