Bibliography of Works

by or about African Women in the Moving Image

Bibliographie des oeuvres

par/sur les femmes africaines d’images


Bibliography | Bibliographie



Badoe, Yaba. “Women at Ouagadougou: Yaba Badoe talks to three women directors at this year’s Fespaco.” Feminist Africa. 5:2005.

Bakari, Imruh and Mbye Cham, ed. African Experiences of Cinema. (London: British Film Institute, 1996).

Baker, Charlotte, ed. Expressions of the Body: Representations in African Text and Image. Peter Lang, 2009.

Balogun, Françoise. 2004. “Al’lééssi de Rahmatou Keita”. Presence Africaine (Cinquante ans de cinéma africain, Hommage à Paulin Soumanou Vieyra) [Paris]: 221-222.

Balogun, Françoise. 1996. "Visages de femmes dans le cinéma d’Afrique noire.” Présence Africaine (Special Issue: Le monde en mutation depuis 1989/The Changing World Since 1989: Dossier II Femmes du monde/Femmes d’Afrique-African Women/Women of the World), no. 153 [Paris]:141-150.

Balogun, Françoise. "Interview with Fanta Nacro." Présence Africaine (Special issue on Cinema and Liberty: Cinéma et Libertés: Contribution au thème du FESPACO '93) 1993, pp. 97-98.

Balogun, Françoise. "Interview with Sarah Maldoror: Cinéma et engagement." Présence Africaine (Special issue on Cinema and Liberty: Cinéma et Libertés: Contribution au thème du FESPACO '93) 1993, pp. 121-125.

Bangre, Sambolgo. Profile of Abiba Diarra, Ivory Coast/Mali-Actress. Ecrans d’Afrique, no. 13-14, 3rd-4th quarter, 1995, p. 35.

Bangre, Sambolgo. Profile of Monique Phoba, Democratic Republic of Congo-Director. Ecrans d’Afrique, nos. 9-10, 3rd-4th quarter, 1994, p. 32.

Barlet, Olivier. Contemporary African Cinema. Michigan State University Press, 2016.

Barlet, Olivier. Cinémas d’Afrique des années 2000. Paris: Editions L'Harmattan, 2012.

Barlet, Olivier. “Interview with Sarah Bouyain”. Africultures.

Barlet, Olivier. 2004. “La représentation de la femme dans les cinémas d'Afrique noire”. Africultures.

Barlet, Olivier. “Interview with Yamina Bachir-Chouikh”. Africultures.

Barlet, Olivier. “Interview with Nadia el Fani.” Africultures.

Barlet, Olivier. " Femmes et hommes dans les cinémas d'Afrique noire", Africultures, 21 October 2002.

Barlet, Olivier. Pour la nuit by Isabelle Boni-Claverie. Africultures, July 2004. Africultures.

Barlet, Olivier. “Interview with Leïla Kilani”. (Last accessed March 2009).

Barlet, Olivier. “Interview with Amina N’Diaye Leclerc”, 2000. Africultures.

Barlet, Olivier.  African Cinemas: Decolonizing the Gaze, translation from the French, Les cinémas d’Afrique noire: le regard en question (London: Zed Press, 2000). Includes analyses of works by Safi Faye, Anne-Laure Folly, Sarah Maldoror, Fanta Nacro.

Barlet, Olivier. Interview with Safi Faye. Africultures  (Special focus on African women: "Les africaines"), no. 2, 1997, pp. 8-11. (Last accessed March 2009).

Barlet, Olivier.  Interview with Anne-Laure Folly. Africultures (Special focus on African women: "Les africaines"), no. 2, 1997, pp. 12-16. (Last accessed March 2009).

Barlet, Olivier.  Les cinémas d’Afrique noire: le regard en question. (Paris: L’Harmattan, 1996). Includes analyses of works by Safi Faye, Anne-Laure Folly, Sarah Maldoror, Fanta Nacro. 

Barry, Shelly. "Disability and desire: journey of a filmmaker." Feminist Africa, Issue 6, 2006.

Bassolé, Adama. Interview with Awa Sangare, Mali-Actress. Amina, no. 203, July 1987, p. 20.

Bayala, Laurentine. "Cinéma documentaire du Nord et du Sud : quels types de coopération ?". Groupe d’étude cinéma du réel africain. AfricaDoc Lussas.

Beraki, Asmara. “Azanian filmmaking: Creating an African present.” Critical Arts Vol. 16, Issue 1, 2002, pp. 57-62.

Bettis, Lynn. Review of Femmes d'images de l'Afrique francophone by Najwa Tlili. Ecrans d’Afrique, nos. 9-10, 3rd-4th quarter, 1994.

Bisschoff, Lizelle and Stefanie Van de Peer. Women in African Cinema: Beyond the Body Politic. Routledge, 2019.

Bisschoff, Lizelle. “Gender equality, women and African cinema”. Report on Gender Equality and Culture, UNESCO: 2014, pp 98-107.

Bisschoff, Lizelle. "The emergence of women’s film-making in francophone sub-Saharan Africa: From pioneering figures to contemporary directors."  Journal of African Cinemas 4: 2, 2012, pp. 175-189.

Bisschoff, Lizelle. “Visions of Female Emancipation: three recent films from West Africa.” Journal of African Cinemas, July 2010.

Bisschoff, Lizelle. "Women in African Cinema: An aesthetic and thematic analysis of filmmaking by women in Francophone West Africa and Lusophone and Anglophone Southern Africa." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Stirling, UK, 2009.

Bitoumbou, Crépin. Profile of Philomène Minkouika, Congo-Camerawoman. Amina, no. 231, July 1989, p. 14.

Blignaut, Johan. and Martin Botha (eds) Movies, Moguls, Mavericks: South African Cinema, 1979-1991. Johannesburg: Showdata, 1992.

Bobo, Jacqueline, ed. Black Women Film & Video Artists. (New York: Routledge), 1998.

Boivin, Anne-Sophie. Fanta Nacro. (Last accessed March 2009).

Bonetti, Mahen and Prerana Reddy, eds. Through African Eyes Volume 2: Conversations with the Directors. African Film Festival New York. 2010. Featuring Mahen Bonetti with Françoise Bouffault; Ngozi Onwurah with Simon Onwurah; Fanta Régina Nacro with Guetty Felin; Zina Saro-Wiwa with Oladipo Agboluaje; Jihan El-Tahri with Alonzo Richo Speight; Osvalde Lewat and Katy Lena Ndiaye with Aurélien Bodinaux; Tsitsi Dangarembga with June Givanni; Dyana Gaye with James Schamus; Wanuri Kahiu, Judy Kibinge, and Lupita Nyong’o with Ekwa Msani-Omari.

Mahen Bonetti and Morgan Seag, eds. Through African Eyes: Dialogues with the Directors. African Film Festival New York. 2003. Featuring Françoise Pfaff: “The Early Years, 1960-1985”; Safi Faye with Zeiba Monod; Wanjiru Kinyanjui with Dommie Yambo-Odotte.

Boni-Claverie, Isabelle. 2005. “L’avenir fantome.” Afriques 50: singularitiés d’un cinéma pluriel. Paris: L’Harmattan.

Borgomano, Madeleine. “Visage de femmes: lecture intertexuelle de Finzan, film de Cheikh Oumar Sissoko et du roman de Kourouma, Les soleils des indépendences.Women with Open Eyes, Women and African Cinema, ed., Kenneth W. Harrow. Matatu 19, 1997, pp. 111-124.

Boswell. Barbara. “Barbara Boswell from the Feminist Africa editorial team speaks to Ghanaian-British film-maker, journalist and fiction writer, Yaba Badoe.” Feminist Africa 2:2003.

Boughedir, Ferid. 1987. Le cinéma africain de A à Z. Brussels: Editions OCIC.

Bouyain, Sarah. 2004. “Écriture filmique, écriture cinématgraphique.” Presence Africaine (Cinquante ans de cinéma africain, Hommage à Paulin Soumanou Vieyra) [Paris]: 139-146.

Bouzet, Ange-Dominique. 1991. “Safi Faye, cineaste à l’africaine.”  Libération, 15 Mai, 44.

Boyd, Debra S. Jigeen bu jambar! Annette Mbaye d’Erneville: championne des femmes et militante culturelle.  (Woman of Steel Annette Mbaye d’Erneville: Champion for Women and Cultural Militant) 18mn, Documentary. French, 2008.

Breton, Emile. "Beautés noires: paroles d'actrices." Africultures, no. 9, 1998, pp. 14-16.

Brock, Naomi. “Representations of Nigerian Women in Nollywood Film.” Master's Thesis, Howard University, 2009.

Bryce, Jane. "Signs of Femininity, Symptoms of Malaise: Contextualizing Figurations of “Woman” in Nollywood". Research in African Literatures, Vol. 43, No. 4,  (Winter 2012), pp. 71-87.

Buet, Jackie., ed. Films de Femmes – six générations de réalisatrices. Paris: Editions Alternatives, p. 4-19, 1999.

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