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‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ (2013 Film) – review

A Review of the movie (Half of a Yellow Sun) by Rachel Knighton…

Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)For Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie readers in the UK, the film adaptation of Half of a Yellow Sun has been a long time coming. Widely anticipated by online forums including Adichie’s Facebook page, Half of a Yellow Sun’s world premier took place to much acclaim at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2013. Since then, I, and I know many others, have been waiting on tenterhooks.

I was therefore extremely excited to be able to book a seat at a recent preview screening at the Arts Picturehouse in Cambridge (an event run by Watersprite – the Cambridge International Student Film Festival) and followed by a Q&A with director, Biyi Bandele. As I’m sure many of you are familiar with the storyline of Half of a Yellow Sun, I won’t gloss it here so much as pick up on the aspects of the text that Bandele drew on to…

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