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.

22 February 2017

Texas Tech University: The Spring 2017 Spotlight on African Women Filmmakers

Texas Tech University: The Spring 2017 Spotlight on African Women Filmmakers


International Film Series: The Spring 2017 Spotlight on African Women Filmmakers is sponsored by the Department of Journalism & Electronic Media, the Thomas Jay Harris Institute for Hispanic and International Communication, the TTU Humanities Center, and the TTU Women’s Studies Program.

The purpose of the series is to share stories of Africa and women through the eyes of African women filmmakers. The hope is that the spotlight will help to highlight African cinema. The series opened on 24 January with the screening of Sisters of the Screen (2002) with filmmaker and scholar Beti Ellerson in attendance followed by a public talk on 25 January entitled: African Women in Screen Industries: Evolutions, Trends and Tendencies"- see Facebook link here.


FILM SELECTION

27 February 2017
W.A.K.A. (2014)
Françoise Ellong (Cameroon)



27 March 2017
Ayanda (2015)
Sarah Blecher (South Africa)



10 April 2017
Ta mère! (2015)
Touria Benzari (Morocco)



01 May 2017
Feminism Inshallah: A History Of Arab Feminism (2015)
Feriel Ben Mahmoud (Tunisia)



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