'Francophone African Women Filmmakers: 40 Years of Cinema (1972-2012)' At Quai Branly Museum, Paris

From Shadow and Act Thu Nov 22 2012, 00:09:47

Information for our readers in Paris, France, courtesy of the African Women In Cinema blog... Taking place this Friday, November 23 and Saturday, November 24, at the Quai Branly museum - an international colloquium titled "Francophone African Women Filmmakers: 40 Years of Cinema (1972-2012)". The objective of this event is to celebrate the forty years of African filmmaking by African women, starting in 1972, with Angolan director Sarah Maldoror's feature film Sambizanga (which won recognition at the 1973 Berlin International Film Festival; that same year, Michael Kerbel of The Village Voice compared the film to Sergei...

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