Marie Michael Library

Title

Voices of Vision #5: Owens Wiwa

File No

471

Format

VHS

Description

Vision TV produced a series of films on social justice issues for its 10th anniversary. This episode was taped at St.F.X. and features Owen Wiwa, brother of the executed Nigerian poet and activist, Ken Saro Wiwa. Owens Wiwa speaks of the environmental degradation caused by Shell and other transnational oil companies in the Ogoni region of Nigeria, and the effects this is having on his people.