Thursday, March 10, 2005

FESPACO: Africa's Premier Film Festival

The New York Times > International > Africa > Ouagadougou Journal: Africa Makes Fine Films. Of Course, Projector May Fail.

This article on FESPACO, the Pan African Film Festival in Ouagadougou, Burkina Fasso, is a nice companion piece to my recent posting on Nigerian Videofilm Culture. While highlighting broader cinematic trends throughout contemporary Africa, the article also explores the unique problems of getting African films shown to African audiences.

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