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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.

17 July 2013

Zimbabwean spaces through the eyes of women

“Interaction and Documentation - Zimbabwean spaces through the eyes of women” Exhibition - Friday 19 July 2013, Harare

In October 2009 two filmmakers living in Barcelona came to Zimbabwe to work with Women Filmmakers of Zimbabwe (WFOZ) to develop women’s storytelling in film in Zimbabwe through documentary skills.  Many of the women had not held a camera before. The products of the workshop show the women’s interaction with their environment and the concerns this group of Zimbabwean women wish to tell the world about:  the self, the community, the nation and hunger, which was felt everyday during this no-budget workshop....