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Below are the films cited in the African Women Cinema Studies Outline
Included are the title of the film, the filmmaker, country of origin of filmmaker, U.S. distributor
(French or other distributors are also listed in some cases)

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And Still I Rise, Ngozi Onwurah – UK/Nigeria – (Women Make Movies)

Adanggaman, Roger Gnoan M’Bala – Cote d’Ivoire 

Anna from Benin, Monique Phoba – DCR – (Women Make Movies)

Bintou, Fanta Nacro – Burkina Faso (Zimmedia)

The Blue Eyes of Yonta, Flora Gomes – Guinee-Bissau (California Newsreel) 

The Body Beautiful, Ngozi Onwurah   – UK/Nigeria –   (Women Make Movies) 

Ca twiste à ponpinguine,   Moussa Sene Absa – Senegal (California Newsreel) 

Ceddo, Ousmane Sembene – Senegal 

Childhood destroyed, Zara Yacoub – Chad (ArtMattan)

Camera d'Afrique, Ferid Boughedir –  Tunisia  (Mypheduh Films, Inc.)

The Desired Number, Ngozi Onwurah – UK/Nigeria – (Women Make Movies)

Deluge, Salem Mekuria – Ethiopia (Third World Newsreel)

Dilemme au Féminin, Zara Yacoub – Chad (ArtMattan Productions)

Dreams of a Good Life, Bridget Pickering – Namibia (California Newsreel)

Dole, Imunga Ivanga – Gabon (California Newsreel)

Les Enfants de la guerre,  Zara Yacoub – Chad

Emitai, Ousmane Sembene – Senegal

Everyone’s Child, Tsitsi Dangarembga – Zimbabwe (California Newsreel)

Faat Kine, Ousmane Sembene – Senegal (California Newsreel)

FantacocaSkin Bleaching, Agnes Ndibi – Cameroon (Women Make Movies)

Faraw mother of the dunes, Abbdoulaye Ascofaré – Mali (ArtMattan Productions)

Femmes aux yeux ouverts, Anne-Laure Folly – Togo (California Newsreel)

Finzan, Cheick Oumar Cissoko – Mali (California Newsreel)

Fire Eyes, Soraya Mire – Somalia (Filmakers Library)

Flame, Ingrid Sinclair - Zimbabwe (California Newsreel)

Forbidden Fruit, Sue Maluwa Bruce – Zimbabwe (Women Make Movies)

Guelwaar, Ousmane Sembene

Harvest 3000 Years,  Haile Gerima (Mypheduh Films, Inc.)

Hyenas, Djibril Diop Mambety – Senegal (California Newsreel)

Kaddu Beykat/Peasant Letter, Safi Faye – Senegal (Mypheduh Films, Inc.)

Karmen Geï, Joseph Gaï Ramaka – Senegal  (California Newsreel)

Kounandi,  Apolline Traore -Burkina Faso (California Newsreel)

La Jumelle,  Diabi Lanciné - Côte d'Ivoire  (Available for consultation and research at Cinémathèque Afrique)

La Nuit de la vérité,  Régina Fanta Nacro

La Noire de…, Ousmane Sembene – Senegal

La Nouba des femmes du Mont Chenoua, Assia Djebar – Algeria (Women Make Movies)

La Petite vendeuse de Soleil, Djibril Diop Mambety – Senegal (California Newsreel)

Laafi bala, Fanta Nacro – Burkina Faso (Women Make Movies)

La Vie est belle, Ngangura Mweze – DCR (California Newsreel)

Le Fleuve, Mama Keita – Senegal/Guinea (KIF Productions)

Le Truc de Konate, Fanta Regina Nacro – Burkina Faso (Available for consultation and research at Cinémathèque Afrique)

Les Enfants du blanc, Sarah Bouyain - Burkina Faso (Médiathèque des trois mondes)

Les Oubliees, Anne-Laure Folly – Togo (Available for consultation and research at Cinémathèque Afrique)

The Life and Times of Sara Baartman - "The Hottentot Venus", Zola Maseko – South Africa (First Run/Icarus Films)

Madame Brouette (Kino Films),  Moussa Sene Absa – Senegal

Monday’s Girls, Ngozi Onwurah – UK/Nigeria (California Newsreel)

Moolaade, Ousmane Sembene – Senegal

Mortu Nega, Flora Gomes – Guinea-Bissau (California Newsreel)

Mossane, Safi Faye – Senegal (Médiathèque des trois mondes)

My Heart is My Witness, Louise Carré – Canada  (Women Make Movies)

Ndeysaan, Mansour Sora Wade – Senegal (California Newsreel)

Neria, Godwin Mawuru – Zimbabwe (Media for Development International)

Nha Fala, Flora Gomes – Guinea-Bissau (Médiathèque des trois mondes)

One Evening in July, Raja Amari – Tunisia (Zimmedia)

Ouaga, Kwate Nee Owoo and Kwesi Owusu

Pièces d’identités, Ngangura Mweze – DCR (California Newsreel)

Puk Nini, Fanta Nacro – Burkina Faso 

Quartier Mozart, Jean-Pierre Bekolo – Cameroon   (Kino Films)

Raya, Zulfah Otto-Sallies – South Africa (Zimmedia)

Reassemblage, Trinh T. Min-ha (set in Senegal) (Women Make Movies)

The Return of Sara Baartman, Zola Maseko – South Africa (First Run/Icarus Films)

Riches, Ingrid Sinclair – Zimbabwe (Zimmedia)

The River Between Us,   Maji-da Abdi – Ethiopia (Women Make Movies)

Saaraba, Amadou Seck – Senegal (California Newsreel)

Saikati, Anne Mungai – Kenya (Media for Development International)

Saikati the Enkabaani, Anne Mungai – Kenya (Media for Development International)

Sambizanga, Sarah Maldoror – Angola

Sankofa, Haile Gerima – Ethiopia (Mypheduh Films, Inc.)

Sango Malo, Bassek ba Kobhio – Cameroon (California Newsreel)

Sarah Maldoror ou la nostalgie de l’utopie, Anne-Laure Folly – Togo (Available for consultation and research at Cinémathèque Afrique)

Sarraounia, Med Hondo – Mauritania

Selbe, Safi Faye – Senegal (Women Make Movies)

Shouting Silent, Renee Rosen and Xoliswa Sithole – South Africa (Women Make Movies

Sia the Myth of the Python, Dany Kouyate – Burkina Faso (ArtMattan Productions)  and  (Médiathèque des trois mondes)

Sidet,  Salem Mekuria – Ethiopia (Women Make Movies)

Si-Gueriki (Queen Mother), Idrissou Mora Kpai – Benin (California Newsreel)

Sisters of the Screen: African Women in the Cinema, Beti Ellerson (Women Make Movies)

Sofia’s Homecoming, Richard Pakleppa, Producer: Bridget Pickering – Namibia (California Newsreel)

Sous la clarté de la lune, Apolline Traoré (Les Films de la Plaine 6, rue Armand Gauthier – 75 018 PARIS Tel : + 33 1 42 23 22 22 – Fax : + 33 1 42 23 09 04

State of Denial, Elaine Epstein – South Africa (California Newsreel)

Steps for the Future, Produced by Day Zero Film – Multiple countries 25 cassette series focus on diverse topics regarding AIDS and HIV in Southern Africa (California Newsreel)

South Africa Belongs to Us, Chris Austin – South Africa (California Newsreel)

Ta Dona, Adama Drabo – Mali (California Newsreel)

Taafa Fanga, Adama Drabo – Mali (California Newsreel)

Taaw, Ousmane Sembene – Senegal

Tableau Ferraille, Moussa Sene Absa – Senegal  (California Newsreel)

These Hands, Flora Mbugu-Schelling – Tanzania (California Newsreel)

Through the Eyes of My Daughter,  Zulfah Otto-Sallies  – South Africa (Film Resource Unit)

Touki Bouki, Djibril Diop Mambety – Senegal (Kino Films)

Uno’s World, Bridget Pickering – Namibia (Zimmedia)

Visage de Femmes (Faces of Women), Désiré Ecaré – Cote d’Ivoire 

Warrior Marks, Pratibha Parmar; Producer Alice Walker (Women Make Movies)

Wend Kuuni, Gaston Kaboré – Burkina Faso (California Newsreel)

The Whisper, Prudence Uriri – Zimbabwe  (Media for Development International)

Women of Niger, Anne-Laure Folly – Togo (Women Make Movies)

Xala, Ousmane Sembene – Senegal

Yaaba, Idrissa Ouedraogo – Burkina Faso

Yeelen, Souleymane Cissé – Mali (Kino Films)

You Have Struck a Rock, Deborah May
(California Newsreel) 

Valdiodio N'Diaye, l'Independance du Senegal, directed by Eric Cloué, produced by Amina N'Diaye Leclerc (Médiathèque des trois mondes)