The purpose of the African Women in Cinema Blog is to provide a space to discuss diverse topics relating to African women in cinema--filmmakers, actors, producers, and all film professionals. The blog is a public forum of the Centre for the Study and Research of African Women in Cinema.

Le Blog sur les femmes africaines dans le cinéma est un espace pour l'échange d'informations concernant les réalisatrices, comédiennes, productrices, critiques et toutes professionnelles dans ce domaine. Ceci sert de forum public du Centre pour l'étude et la recherche des femmes africaines dans le cinémas.

12 July 2010

Proceedings from the African Women in Film Forum (Nigeria)

Nollywood Women and the Dynamics of Representation
held 16-17 June 2010 in Lagos, Nigeria

The African Women in Film Forum was organized by the African Women Development Fund and the Lufodo Acadmy of Performing Arts (LAPA). See announcement and details about the conference by Aderinsola Ajoa and the report of the Forum by Patience Saduwa at

African Women in Film Forum: In Audio, Pictures and Text on the African Women in Development Fund Blog (Link no longer active)

"Women and the Dynamics of Representation: Of Cooking, Cars, and Gendered Culture" by Abena P. A. Busia on the African Women in Development Fund Blog (Link no longer active)

Photos of the Event on Flickr (Link no longer active)

Also of interest: "Viewing Nigerian Women through the Eyes of Nollywood" (Link no longer active)