Film Showing: “The Supreme Price”

February 18, 2015
6:30 pmto8:00 pm

poster-180x270Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
Free & open to the public

The Supreme Price, directed and produced by Joanna Lipper, is a feature length documentary film that traces the evolution of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the participation of women in leadership roles. Following the annulment of her father’s victory in Nigeria’s presidential plection and her mother’s assassination by agents of the military dictatorship, Hafsat Abiola faces the challenge of transforming a corrupt culture of governance into a democracy capable of serving Nigeria’s most marginalized population: women.

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Gender in Africa and the African Diaspora Research Interest Group.