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MY J O U R N E Y HOME: Faith's Story

Film screening and discussion

My Journey Home: Faith's Story
Dir: Lourdes Portillo (PBS)
Screenplay: Faith Adiele
Duratiom: 35 min

Faith Adiele’s 35-minute section, written and narrated by her, recreates her parents’ interracial love affair, set against the backdrop of the American Civil Rights and African Independence movements; recounts her own experiences growing up Nigerian / Nordic / American; and records a trip to Nigeria to visit the father and siblings she’s met only once before.  

A great discussion starter for issues of blended families, single parenthood, race, identity, multiculturalism, Civil Rights, the Sixties, post-colonial Africa, travel and home

Faith Adiele will be present for discussion and conversations.

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To see Faith’s video diaries, memoir excerpts, and educational resources for teaching the film, visit My Journey Home at PBS (http://www.pbs.org/weta/myjourneyhome/about/schedule.html).

Later Event: August 28
Para-Educational Research