Languages of SoCal Film Series | Love is War (Nigeria, 2019)

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Sparks fly in the film Love is War as a husband and wife vie for the same gubernatorial seat in the Nigerian state of Ondo. The wife is the better candidate, but the husband is from the state. Can their marriage survive the political battlefield?

Register now to join our free film screening and discussion.

Join us for the fifth movie in our Languages of SoCal Mini-Series for Foreign Language Film Night, Spring 2021. Movie lovers can look forward to six international films free to the public, screened synchronously and followed by a discussion with guest speakers and SDSU faculty about cultural aspects of the film and their immigrant experiences. The discussion will last about 30 minutes and includes a Q&A open to all participants.


Event speakers:

Richard Mofe-Dimaji, (Actor, recipient of the African Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role & for Lifetime Achievement Award)  

Niyi Coker (SDSU director of the School of Theater, Television and Film)

Ihuoma Nwaogwugwu (competency engineer for 3D printing, HP)


The Languages of SoCal Film Series is brought to you by the Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC) at San Diego State University. They're partnering up with SDSU's Department of Africana Studies for this event. For any questions relating to this series and/or registering, please email Stacy Nyikos.


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