• "Inside Buffalo" film screening and discussion

Discussion with Director Fred Kudjo Kuwornu

Inside Buffalo
With Director Fred Kudjo Kuwornu
Friday, November 5, 2010
Donahue 311, 41 Temple Street

Inside Buffalo is an award-winning feature film which tells the story of the 92nd Buffalo Division, an African-American combat unit that fought with outstanding heroism in Italy during World War II. These "Buffalo Soldiers" fought two wars: one against the Nazis, the other against racial discrimination. After the war, those who lived to tell their story returned home to a country that failed to honor their sacrifice and heroism.

Director Fred Kudjo Kuwornu, an Italian filmmaker of African heritage, uncovers little-known aspects of the story, including details of friendship forged between African-American soldiers and the Italian partisan fighters and villagers they liberated from Fascist rule.

Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences Dean's Office, American Studies, Black Studies, and the Department of History.

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