In the Images of World Literature slideshow, you saw images inspired by Things Fall Apart. Here at Connections, you can find varied interpretations, analyses, and performances of Okonkwo's story.
- Things Fall Apart was made into a movie by a Nigerian production company in 2008, with an all-Nigerian cast. Pete Edochie starred as Okonkwo. Read an interview with the actor.
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- The Village of Umuofia website takes you on an interactive journey to and through an Igbo village.
- Biyi Bandele adapted Things Fall Apart for the stage in 2008.
- David Orere directed a TV miniseries of the book in 1987 on Nigerian television.
- A dramatic radio program called Okonkwo was broadcast in April 1961 by the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation. It featured the future Nobel Prize-winning writer Wole Soyinka in a minor role.
- The Roots, an American hip hop band, put out an album called Things Fall Apart in 1999. The music on the album addresses social issues facing black Americans.