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The Library of African Cinema
Films from Africa made by Africans offer restorative images and oftentimes a new film language. The unique films in this collection not only showcase the works of master filmmakers but also innovative new talents who are embracing video technology. To see Africa through African eyes will break stereotypes and enlighten viewers about life in Africa as well as about the issues facing the continent.

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Francophone African Films 22 Titles Page:  1 , 2 , 3
AFRICA DREAMING
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 104 minutes, 4 titles, 26 minutes each on 1 cassette, South Africa / Mozambique / Namibia / Senegal / Tunisia, 1997, in Arabic, French, Nama, Portuguese and Wolof with English subtitles
An anthology of four dramatic shorts that explore the theme of love in Africa. MORE...
AFRO@DIGITAL
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 52 minutes, Congo / France, 2003, in English, French, Jula and Yoruba with English subtitles
Afro@Digital looks at the impact of various digital technologies across a broad swath of present-day African life and asks how the technology is affecting African culture and how it can best serve the interests of Africa and the global South. MORE...
AINSI MEURENT LES ANGES
(And So Angels Die)
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 56 minutes, Senegal, 2001, in French and Wolof with English subtitles
An experimental narrative about a Senegalese poet confronting the crosscultural and psychological pressures of being at home neither in Europe nor in Africa. MORE...
ALLAH TANTOU
(God's Will)
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 62 minutes, France / Guinea, 1991, in French with English subtitles
Old home movies, newsreels and a prison diary are interwoven to link personal and public history in this assessment of human rights abuses in Guinea-Conakry. MORE...
ARLIT: DEUXIEME PARIS
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 75 minutes, Niger/France, 2004, In French, Bariba, Hausa and Tamashek with English subtitles
Arlit: Deuxieme Paris is a case study in environmental racism set in a uranium mining town in the Sahara desert of Niger. Here European corporations extract nuclear power and profits leaving behind disease, contamination and unemployment. MORE...
CA TWISTE A POPONGUINE
(Rocking Popenguine)
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 90 minutes, Senegal, 1993, in French with English subtitles
A coming of age story set in a Senegalese fishing village about rival teenaged cliques living out their dreams against a backdrop of disillusioned adults. MORE...
DAKAN
(Destiny)
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 87 minutes, Guinea, 1997, in French and Mandikan with English subtitles
The first feature film on homosexuality from sub-Saharan Africa. MORE...
DOLE
(Money)
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 80 minutes, Gabon, 2001, in French with English subtitles
A dramatic look at city life, rap, High school, delinquency and dysfunctional families as experienced by African youth and in Gabon. MORE...
FAAT KINE
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 121 minutes, Senegal, 2001, in French and Wolof with English subtitles
Ousmane Sembene, the father of African cinema, examines the interplay of gender, economics and power in the fictional life story of businesswoman Faat Kine. MORE...
FEMMES AUX YEUX OUVERTS
(Women with Open Eyes)
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 52 minutes, Togo, 1994, in French with English subtitles
Women in four African countries are shown organizing around issues of marital rights, reproductive health, female genital mutilation and entrepreneurship. MORE...

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