Bibliography of Works

by or about African Women in the Moving Image


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par/sur les femmes africaines d’images


 


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Feminist Africa


African Feminist Engagements with Film, Issue 16 2012


Editorial

African Feminist Engagements with Film

– by Yaba Badoe, Amina Mama and Salem Mekuria


FEATURES

Representation and Self Representation

– by Salem Mekuria

New Looks: The Rise of African Women Filmmakers

– by Lindiwe Dovey

Reflections on Cinema Criticism and African Women

– by Beti Ellerson

Challenging the Status Quo: A Feminist Reading of Shirley Frimpong-Manso's Life and Living it

– by Kwamena Kwansah-Aidoo and Joyce Osei Owusu

Strategising for Success: Re(packing) to Re(present)

– by Jihan El Tahri

Reflections on Making Witches of Gambaga

– by Yaba Badoe

Women and the Dynamics of Representation: Of Cooking, Cars and Gendered Culture

– by Abena P. A. Busia


IN CONVERSATION

Mahen Bonetti with Françoise Bouffault

Tsitsi Dangarembga with Beti Ellerson

Sandra Mbanefo Obiagwu with Nana Sekyiamah


STANDPOINT

Adventures from Our Bedrooms - Blogging about diverse exotic experiences

- by Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah


PROFILE

Black Pride Brazilian Style: The 5th Encontro de Cinema Negro Brasil Africa and Caribe

- by Yaba Badoe

Beit Sha'ar- Nomad's Home

- by Iman Kamel


REVIEW

Witches of Gambaga

– by Sokari Ekine

Notre Etrangere

- by Yaba Badoe


CONTRIBUTORS


Fenner, Angelica. “Aural Topographies of Migration in Yamina Benguigui's Inch'Allah dimanche.” Camera Obscura 22 2007: 93-127.

Festival international de films de femmes/International Women's Film Festival Catalogue
. The 1998 festival devoted a special section to women of Africa. A part of the festival catalogue is devoted to African women in the cinema.


Folly, Anne-Laure. "A propos du centenaire du cinéma: n’y aurait-il pas erreur de date?" In: L’Afrique et le Centenaire du Cinéma/Africa and the Centenary of Cinema, Pan-African Federation of Filmmakers. Paris: Présence Africaine, 1995, pp. 343-344.

Fombé, Margaret. "Femme africaine, l’heure de défi." In: L’Afrique et le Centenaire du Cinéma/Africa and the Centenary of Cinema, Pan-African Federation of Filmmakers. Paris: Présence Africaine, 1995, pp. 348-350.

Fombé, Margaret. "New dawn of African cinema." In: L’Afrique et le Centenaire du Cinéma/Africa and the Centenary of Cinema, Pan-African Federation of Filmmakers. Paris: Présence Africaine, 1995, pp. 395-397.

Foster, Gwendolyn Audrey. “Subjectivity at the Margins: The Cinema of Safi Faye.” Captive Bodies: Postcolonial Subjectivity in Cinema. State University of New York Press, 1999, pp. 192-201.

Foster, Gwendolyn Audrey. "Safi Faye: Ethnographic Films and Questions of Subjectivity," Popular Culture Review, 9. 2, August 1998.

Foster, Gwendolyn Audrey. Women Filmmakers of the African and Asian Diaspora: Decolonizing the Gaze, Locating Subjectivity. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1997. Includes chapters on Ngozi Onwurah: "Ngozi Onwurah: A different concept and agenda," pp. 24-42. Devotes some attention to Safi Faye and Sarah Maldoror: "Other Voices."

Foster, Gwendolyn Audrey. Women Film Directors: An International Bio-Critical Dictionary. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1995.

François Fronty, Delphe Kifouani (dir.). La Diversité du documentaire de création en Afrique. Paris: Harmattan, 2015.



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Gabriel, Teshome. Third Cinema in the Third World: The Aesthetics of Liberation. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1982.

Gant-Britton, Lisabeth. "African Women and Visual Culture: A Sample Syllabus." Camera Obscura (Special Issue on Black Women, Spectatorship and Visual Culture), special editor, Deborah R. Grayson, no. 36, 1995, pp. 85-117.

Gardies, A. and P. Haffner. Regards sur le cinéma nègro-Africain. (Brussels: OCIC, 1987). Includes synopsis of the films Kodou and Fad'jal: “Le discours de l’espace: Kodou, de Babacar Samb Makharam,” (Kodou is a film about a young girl who goes mad after being rejected by her community when she is not able to complete a lip tattooing exercise), and “L’ambivalence comme fondement du récit: Fad'jal de Safi Faye.”

Gaye, Amadou. "Women filmmakers in Morocco." Profiles of Farida Benlyazid, Touda Bouanani, Farida Bourquia, Izza Genini, Imane Mesbahi. Ecrans d’Afrique, nos. 5-6, 3rd-4th quarter, 1993, pp. 10-11.

Garritano, Carmela. “Troubled Men and the Women Who Create Havoc: Four Recent Films by West African Filmmakers.” In: Research in African Literatures, Volume 34, Number 3, Fall 2003, pp. 159-165.

Gaye, Amadou. Profile of Mouna Fettou, Morocco-Actress. Ecrans d’Afrique, no. 3, 1st quarter, 1993, p. 43.

Gavshon, Harriet. “Women in the South African Film Industry.” Movies, Moguls, Mavericks: South African Cinema, 1979-1991. Johan Blignaut and Martin Botha (eds). Johannesburg: Showdata, 1992.

Gebre-Egziabher, Lucy. “Digital Filmmaking: Panacea or Scourge for African Cinema”. Teret Productions Website, 2006.

Gibson-Hudson, Gloria J. "The Ties that Bind: Cinematic Representations by Black Women Filmmakers."  In: Black Women Film & Video Artists, ed., Jacqueline Bobo. New York: Routledge, 1998, pp. 43-66. Includes an analysis of works by Salem Mekuria and Ngozi Onwurah.

Gilbert Motsaathebe, Thatayaone. Presence as Absence: A Black Feminist Analysis of the Depiction of Black Women in Three Post-Apartheid South African Films (2004-2008). Doctoral Thesis, Wits School of Arts University of the Witwatersrand, 2013.

Gutberlet, Marie-Helene, Hans-Peter Metzler. Afrikanisches Kino. Horlemann, 1997.

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Haddow, Isla. “Interview with Zulfah Otto Sallies.” http://www.arsenal-berlin.de/forumarchiv/forum2004/pdf/2183_through the eyes.pdf

Hadj-Moussa, Ratiba. "The Locus of Tension: Gender in Algerian Cinema." Women with Open Eyes, Women and African Cinema, ed., Kenneth W. Harrow. Matatu 19, 1997, pp. 45-66.

Haffner, Pierre. "Jean Rouch jugé par six cinéastes d’Afrique noire." CinémAction (Special issue: Jean Rouch, un griot gaulois) ed., René Prédal, no. 17, 1982. pp. 63-64. Safi Faye interviewed.

Haffner, Pierre. "Petit à petit en question: le film de Jean Rouch discuté dans deux ciné-clubs d’Afrique noire." CinémAction (Special issue: Jean Rouch, un griot gaulois) ed., René Prédal, no. 17, 1982, p. 79. Discusses Safi Faye's role in the film, Petit à petit by Jean Rouch.

Hall, Susan. "African Women on Film." Africa Report (Special Issue on Women in Africa), January-February 1977, pp. 15-17.


Hankin, Kelly. “And Introducing. . . The Female Director: Documentaries about Women Filmmakers as Feminist Activism.” NWSA Journal - Volume 19, Number 1, Spring 2007, pp. 59-88.

Harding, Frances. "Speaking for Women: Interview with Anne Mungai." Women with Open Eyes, Women and African Cinema, ed., Kenneth W. Harrow. Matatu 19, 1997, pp. 81-92.


Harrow, Kenneth. "Division, Disunity, Disturbance, and Difference: Safi Faye's Mossane and the Challenge of Postmodern Feminism. Less Than One and Double: A Feminist Reading of African Women's Writing . (Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2002), pp. 247-276.

Harrow, Kenneth.  Less Than One and Double: A Feminist Reading of African Women's Writing . Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2002.

Harrow, Kenneth W., ed. African cinema : Postcolonial and Feminist Readings. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 1999.  

Harrow, Kenneth W., ed. Women with Open Eyes, Women and African Cinema. Matatu 19, 1997. 

Harrow, Kenneth W. "Women with Open Eyes, Women of Stone and Hammers: The Problematic Encounter between Western Feminism and African Feminist Filmmaking Practice." Women with Open Eyes, Women and African Cinema, ed., Kenneth W. Harrow. Matatu 19, 1997, pp. 133-149.

Hawkins, Julie. Representatie Van En Door Vrouwen Op De Burkinese Televisie (Representation by Women on Burkinabe Television). Universiteit Gent  Faculteit Letteren En Wijsbegeerte (Ghent University Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, 2001. Https://biblio.ugent.be/input?func=downloadFile&fileOId=523961 (Last accessed June 2011).

Hearne, Dana. ““African animators collaborate on a Mali tale for children” (Kadiatou Konaté). http://ctr.concordia.ca/2002-03/Sept_12/10-Animators/index.shtml (Last accessed June 2011)

Herzberger-Fofana, Pierrette. "La femme dans l'imaginaire des femmes-écrivains d'Afrique de l'ouest francophone." Women and the Media in Africa. Association of African Women for Research and Development/AAWORD, Occasional Paper Series, no. 6, Dakar, 1992, pp. 176-216.

Heusel, Jennifer. “Sisters of the Screen: Women Warriors of Cinema, Beti Ellerson Presents Africana Women Filmmakers.” Black Camera, Vol. 19, Issue 2, p. 4.

Hima, Mariama. “Respondent: Is the Decolonisation of the Mind a Prerequisite for the Independent of Thought and the Creative Practice of African Cinema?” In Symbolic Narratives/African Cinema: Audiences, Theory and the Moving Image, ed., June Givanni. London: BFI, 2000.

Hoffelt, Sophie. “L’image des femmes maliennes à travers le regard d’un cineaste: Cheick Oumar Sissoko.” http://www.clapnoir.org/spip.php?article64 (Last accessed June 2011)

Hoffelt, Sophie. “Les Femmes réalisatrices en Afrique subsaharienne.” L’Afrique politique: Femmes d’Afrique, 1998, p. 21-44.


Houenassou-Houangbe, Kayissan D. "Les femmes des services de la communication au Togo." Women and the Media in Africa. Association of African Women for Research and Development/AAWORD, Occasional Paper Series, no. 6, Dakar, 1992, pp. 8-38.

Huysmans, Guido. “Interview with Jacqueline Kalimunda: ‘On veut oublier mais on ne peut pas’”. http://www.africultures.com/index.asp?menu=affiche_article&no=3062 (Last accessed June 2011).




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