A conversation with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

  • Film

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born in Nigeria in 1977. In 2003 her debut novel "Purple Hibiscus" was released and since then she has written and published another three books, the latest being "Americanah". She had her great breakthrough 30 years old with her second novel, "Half of a Yellow Sun", that won the Orange Prize. It is a novel about the political conflicts culminating in the Biafra war in the end of the 1960´s, narrated through a couple of individual destinies. An epic novel now transformed into an epic movie, "Half of a Yellow Sun", thanks to Biyi Bandele´s adaptation. Moderator: Jannike Åhlund, film critic, journalist and artistic director of The Bergman Week. The seminar will be held in English. A cooperation between Göteborg International Film Festival, Internationell Författarscen Göteborg and ABF. Free entrance.

Duke Faculty Artists/Collaborators

Cited Artists/Collaborators

  • J. Lorand Matory

Creation Date

  • January 14, 2014