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World Premiere of Return to Chibok
Directed by Branwen Okpako

Adapting Helon Habila’s The Chibok Girls, this experimental documentary re-enacts the journey to Chibok to visit those left behind after the shocking kidnapping of 276 girls from Chibok Girls School in 2014. Actor Wale Ojo plays Habila alongside the community in Gombe State, who re-enact the original interviews. With daring complexity, this film invites audiences to listen, feel, empathise and meditate on one of the greatest challenges facing Nigeria today.

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KQED Praises Bogad Book as Essential Work by a Radical Performing Artist

An online KQED article has selected Performing Truth: Works of Radical Memory for Times of Social Amnesia by Professor L.M. Bogad as an “essential new book by a radical performing artist.” The piece by Nicole Gluckstern goes on to say “Bogad’s book offers a variety of road-tested activist artist tactics to create moments of creative protest and inspire radical consciousness.”

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Mindy Cooper Directs “Still Will Be Heard” for Mondavi Center

Professor Mindy Cooper is the director of Still Will Be Heard which shows at the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts on Nov. 17, 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m.

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L.M. Bogad Receives Guggenheim Fellowship

Professor L.M. Bogad, chair of the Theatre & Dance Department and member of the Performance Studies Graduate Group, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Bogad received his fellowship for his achievements in the category of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies.

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