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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.

08 August 2014

African women's films at Locarno Open Doors 2014

African women's classic and contemporary films will be featured at the Open Doors Screenings of the 67th Edition of the Locarno Film Festival (6-16 August). Open Doors in a non-competitive section of the Festival whose objective is to introduce the Festival audience to the cinematographic and cultural landscape of the chosen region. 

Pocas Pascoal (Angola) POR AQUI TUDO BEM
Anne Mungai (Kenya) SAIKATI
Neema Kambona (Tanzania) THE BUSINESS TRIP
Nina Mnaya (Tanzania) MAWAZO
Akosua Adoma Owusu (Ghana) KWAKU ANANSE
Wanuri Kahiu (Kenya) PUMZI

This year Open Doors covers the following countries in Sub-Saharan Africa: Angola, Botswana, Cape Verde, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

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