The campus community is invited to a screening of Kunta Kinteh Island on Monday, March 4, at the Clarence Brown Theatre. The documentary chronicles the renaming of James Island—a holding cell for slaves in The Gambia during the transatlantic slave trade—to Kunta Kinteh Island after a young African who was transported to the United States.
The reception begins at 7:00 p.m., followed by the 8:00 p.m. screening. A question-and-answer session with film writer and director Elvin Ross will follow at 9:00 p.m. To RSVP, contact Beth Gladden at 865-974-9008 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the movie, visit its website.