Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Events

  • Welcome to Loliondo
  • Film
  • 13:30-14:29
  • Spencer Museum of Art
  • Host: Ermal Garinger Academic Resource Center (EGARC), KU Libraries, Center for Global and International Studies, Economics, University Honors Program
Event Description
“Welcome to Loliondo” is the untold story behind the presumably harmonic surface of wildlife, tourism and indigenous peoples in the world’s finest safari-location in northern Tanzania. After a Maasai is shot in the head for trespassing, hundreds of Maasai houses are set on fire as tourist-companies, Arab investors and Maasais fight over the right to the land. Meanwhile a young Maasai decides to use music as a weapon in order to get the world’s attention