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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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Gender and Women's Studies 23 Titles Page:  1 , 2 , 3
WITCHES IN EXILE
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming and Three-Year Site/Local Streaming Renewal, 79 minutes, USA and Ghana, 2005, in Dagbani and English with English subtitles
Across Africa, a belief in witchcraft continues to terrorize women: the denunciation, brutal beating, the banishment to an unknown village without family or friends. Witches in Exile is the first film to tell their story and the story of the human rights struggle to find a solution to a practice deeply embedded in tradition and gender economics. MORE...
WOUBI CHERI
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming and Three-Year Site/Local Streaming Renewal, 62 minutes, France / Ivory Coast, 1998, in French with English subtitles
A cross-section of gender-bending pioneers describe in their own words their lives as homosexual Africans in Abijan. MORE...
YOU HAVE STRUCK A ROCK!
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming and Three-Year Site/Local Streaming Renewal, 28 minutes, South Africa, 1981
The special contribution of South African women to the success of the anti-apartheid struggle is documented. Lilian Ngoyi, Helen Joseph, Dora Tamana and other leaders recall their struggle against the hated pass system and their imprisonment and banning. MORE...

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