Film and Talk: The Lost Legacy of Bida Bikini: An Epic African Journey of Glass Making

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Cultural culture Film FilmScreening

Tue, Nov 8, 2022

8 PM – 9:30 PM (GMT+2)

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Oriental Hall, Tahrir Cultural Center



A documentary about the culture of glass making, The Lost Legacy of Bida Bikini explores the ancient technique of glass making by the Masagá community of glassmakers in Nigeria. Lesley Lababidi's documentary, shown at COP26 in Glasgow, looks at a group of glassmakers who migrated from Egypt into sub-Saharan Africa over 200 years ago.

***AUC is a tobacco-free community. Smoking is only permitted in designated areas.
A photo ID is required for entry. Facial recognition is required at all times.
For our collective safety, all guests must be vaccinated. Please show your COVID-19 proof of vaccination or a negative antigen test at the gate.

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