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    <ong>French professor Cherif Keita presents celebrated documentary

    Carleton College is Screening Cemetery Stories: A Rebel Missionary in South Africa, directed and produced by Cherif Keita and edited by Dominic Fucci, 57 minutes, Wednesday,May 12, 7 pm in Olin Hall 149.

    This film uncovers the early contribution of Northfield, Minnesota, to the liberation struggle in South Africa, through the story of Ida Belle Clary (1858-1941), a Northfield native, and her husband William Cullen Wilcox (1850-1928), two missionaries who were honored this past December by the President of South Africa with the Order of the Companions of Oliver Tambo,the highest honor bestowed on foreign nationals who have helped the People of South Africa in their long fight for multiracial democracy.

    The Durban International Film Festival calls it “impeccably researched and an absolute must for all South African history buffs.”

    Co-sponsored by the Carleton Visualizing the Liberal Arts Initiative, Cinema and Media Studies, African and African-American Studies and French and Francophone Studies.
    The screening is free and open to the public.

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