Chicago eVite: LIONESS OF LISABI

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     YOU’RE INVITED:

CCC professor Stephanie Shonekan needs YOUR help

to complete her new film LIONESS OF LISABI.

     Set in the busy Western Nigerian town of Abeokuta during the 1920s, LIONESS OF LISABI is a celebration of the life of Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, a forgotten heroine best-known today as the mother & mentor of legendary afro-beat creator & political performer Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.  Stephanie is the director of Black World Studies at Columbia College Chicago as well as one of the founders of the film company Creator’s Lamp.  She is also a member of AAUW-Illinois’ Aurora Branch.

     Contact Stephanie ASAP to RSVPShe will gratefully accept contributions of ANY size, so please remember to bring your checkbook!!!

Monday March 3rd from 6 to 8 PM

Hokin Auditorium

623 South Wabash–Room 109

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