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 January 2017

Women Filmmakers Week: Cascade Festival of African Films 2017 (USA)

Women Filmmakers Week:
Cascade Festival of African Films 2017

The Cascade Festival of African Films (Portland, Oregon USA), which celebrates its 25th year, is held during the months of February and March, thus commemorating the U.S. celebration of Black History Month and Women’s History Month, respectively. The closing week of the festival features Women Filmmakers Week, which includes retrospectives, tributes and recently released short and feature film.

Source: (Texts and Images): Cascade Festival of African Films
Poster: 2017 Festival Poster by Lauren Johnson

Women Films/ Filmmakers Week (2-4 March) 

Black Barbie (2016) Comfort Arthur (Ghana) 4 min. 

As I Open My Eyes (2015) Layla Bouzid (Tunisia) 102 min.

Price of Love (2015) Hermon Hailay (Ethiopia) 99 min.

Let's Rock (2016) Younes Yousfi (Morocco) 5 min.

They Will Have to Kill Us First (2015) Johanna Schwartz (Mali, UK) 105 min.

While You Weren't Looking (2015) Catherine Stewart (South Africa) 104 min.

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