John Akomfrah

Visiting Scholar, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Museum of African Art

"The Nine Muses"

This beautiful and enigmatic documentary film by John Akomfrah mixes archival material and original scenes, and considers mass migration to post-war Britain from 1949 to 1970 as a parallel to Homer’s The Odyssey.  94 minutes.

Q & A with director John Akomfrah after the screening.