Narrated by a griot, this film discusses the Senegalese Diaspora, focusing on the reasons why many Senegalese decide to leave their native communities in search of a better life in Europe or America . We learn about difficulties they face as immigrants as well as returnees.
Names Live Nowhere is part of the Center for Black Diaspora's Winter Quarter film series "Cinema: Transnational Subjects, African & Black Diaspora Immigrant Experiences". The films cover a wide scope of discussion on the Diaspora in little known places like Iran, as well as the migration to places in Europe and the Americas.
Recorded Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at DePaul University - Richardson Library - Rosati Room 300.