This weekend it’s all about Burma Boy. At 7 pm this Friday, December 2, there will be a showing of Burma Boy at Freedom Park, as part of iREP’s monthly documentary film screening series.
Also, this Saturday, December 3, there will be a screening of the Al Jazeera film, Burma Boy, at The Life House, 33 Sinari Daranijo Street, off Younis Bashorun Street, off Ajose Adeogun, Victoria Island, Lagos. The screening will be followed by a discussion and Q and A session. Al Jazeera correspondent, Barnaby Phillips, and 85-year-old war veteran, Isaac Fadayebo, whose memoirs the film is based on, will be in attendance.
Apart from the opportunity to learn about the significant role of Nigerian and African soldiers in World War II, there will also be the chance to get copies of Biyi Bandele’s Burma Boy. What’s more, there will be a 10% discount for customers buying 10 or more copies, so you can join up with your friends and get more value for your money.
Keep your diaries open!