Watch 'The Deliverance of Comfort' (Satirical Tale About A 'Child Witch' Named Comfort)

From Shadow and Act Thu Dec 6 2012, 20:24:31

It's a shame that we're only now discovering the work of British-Nigerian writer, filmmaker Zina Saro-Wiwa (daughter of the late Nigerian human rights activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa). A few days ago, Tambay posted an excerpt from a documentary project from Zina, titled How Do Africans Kiss?, which was created for the ongoing Progress Of Love exhibit (a collaborative project between The Menil Collection in Houston, the Centre for Contemporary Art (in Lagos, Nigeria), and the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts in St. Louis). You can watch that HERE if you missed it. We continue to mine her existing oeuvre for past...

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