Film Screening of MAMA AFRICA: MIRIAM MAKEBA! at the Princeton Public Library
Sunday, January 9, 2022 at 4:00pm
Location The Princeton Public Library is located at 65 Witherspoon Street in Princeton, NJ.
ABOUT THE EVENT
In advance of McCarter’s opening of the new musical Dreaming Zenzile by Somi Kakoma, McCarter and the Princeton Public Library partner to screen Mika Kaurismäki’s 2011documentary biography on the iconic “Zenzile” herself: South African singer, activist, and international star, Miriam Makeba.
Mama Africa is a dynamic documentary that traces Makeba’s life and fifty-year career in music through rare archival footage of her performances, press conferences, and intimate moments, and features interviews with her family, friends, collaborators, and those whose careers she inspired and influenced. View the trailer here and then join us at the library.
This event is free and open to the public.
The Princeton Public Library is located at 65 Witherspoon Street in Princeton, NJ.
This is a Princeton Public Library and McCarter Theatre Center community partnership collaboration.