Filmography of Works by African Women


Filmography - A through B


Maji-da Abdi | Ethiopia (France)
The River Between Us. 26 mn., documentary, 2001.

Marguerite Abouet | Côte d'Ivoire.
Aya de Yopougon. Animation. 84 min. 2013. (With Clément Oubrerie).

Mariam Abu Ouf | Egypt
Girl Trap, 2004.
Taxi, documentary, 2004.
Sleep Talk, 2002.
Fatima Writer, 2002.
Al Zar, documentary, 2002.
Psychic Circle, fiction, 2001.
A Promenade
, fiction, 2001.

Kamla Abu Zekri | Egypt
L’amour et la passion. 95 mn., fiction, 2006.
Pile ou Face (Malek wala ketaba), 86 mn. fiction, 2005.
Regard vers le ciel. 10 mn. fiction, 2003.

Zoulaha Abdou | Niger

Santé pour tous en l'an 2000? Documentary, 1993.
Promotion de la femme: comment passer de l'intention à l'action? Documentary, 1993.
Journées portes ouvertes dans l'établissements scolaire. Documentary, 1987.

Esther Adagala | Kenya
Women in Health. Documentary, 1984. 

Aissatou Adamou | Niger
Gossi. Video, 26 mn., color, documentary, 1996.
Les Femmes pénitencières. Video, 20 mn., documentary, 1995.
La Réhabilitation des femmes handicapées. Video, documentary 1994.
Les Femmes du troisième age. Video, 25 mn., documentary, 1991.
Le Gavage des femmes à Gaudel. Video, 26 mn., documentary, 1988.
Les Femmes de la vallée du fleuve Niger. Video, 26 mn., 1988.
La Retraite active. Video, 20 mn., documentary, 1987.
Les Femmes Sorkos. Video, 20 mn., documentary, 1986.


Yasmina Adi | France | Algeria

Ici, on noie les Algériens | Here We Drown Algerians, doc, 2011

L’autre 8 mai | The Other 8th of May, doc, 2008.


Elvire Adjamonsi | Benin
La Maudite, 13 mn, fiction, 2008.

Assouma Adjikè | Togo
Sossolo (Du côté du levant), documentary, 2008.
L'Eau sacrée. Video, 25 mn., documentary, 1993.
Le Savon de l'espoir. Video, 22 mn., documentary, 1993.
Vivre du poisson. Video, 25 mn., documentary, 1993.
L'Eau potable d'Anazive. Video, 13 mn., documentary, 1992.

Évelyne Agli | Benin
Avizinli, « Tam-tam de la mort (Avizinli, the drum beats of death) Doc., 26 min, 2013.

Hachimiya Ahamada | France | (Comoros)
La résidence Ylang Ylang. 20 mn. Fiction, 2008.
Feu leur rêve. 19 mn.  Documentary. 2004.
Destin Tracé. 17 mn. Docu-fiction. 2003.
Sur les quais. 17 mn. Documentary. 1998.
Koulicoucou. 8mn. Documentary. 1997.
Le Fréquentage. 8 mn. Documentary. 1995.

Sunju Ahmadu | USA | (Sierra Leone)
Bondo: A Journey into Kono-Womanhood, doc., 26 mn, 2006.
Yaa Mihn
Heal Our Nation

Dami Akinnusi | UK | Nigeria
Malcolm's Echo: The Legacy of Malcolm X, 2009.
Go To Your Room – The Bedroom MC Competition
, documentary, 2004.
Bleach My Skin White, 31 mn., documentary, 2000. (See darkling.tv film gallery)

Asma Al Bakry | Egypt
La violence et la dérision. 108 mn., fiction, 2004.
Mendiants et orgueilleux, fiction, 1991.

Fatima Albuquerque | Mozambique
No meu pais existe uma guerra. Documentary, 1989.
Entre a dor e esperanca. Documentary, 1987.
Le Son c'est la vie. 16mm, 14 mn., Documentary, 1987.
As Nossas Flores. Documentary, 1986.
O Abc da nova vida. Documentary, 1985.

Sokhna Amar | Senegal
Pourquoi?, 35mm, 8 mn. fiction, color, 2005.

Raja Amari | Tunisia
Satin Rouge. 35mm, color, 91 mn., fiction, 2000.
One Evening in July (In the Mama Africa series). 34mm, color, 26 mn., fiction, 2000.
Avril
. 35mm, color, 30 mn., fiction.
Le Bouquet.

Gilli Apter | South Africa

SA/X. 18 mn., 2005.

Joseph. 2007.


Amma Asante | UK | Ghana
A Way of Life. 91 mn., fiction, color, 2004.

Aida Ashenafi | Ethiopia
Guzo (The Journey). 101 mn, documentary, 2008.

Gentille Assih | Togo
Bidenam, l’espoir d’un village. 23 mn, fiction. 2009
Itchombe. 52 mn. documentary, 2008.

Angela  Aquereburu | Togo

Zem. Television series Canal + Afrique, 2010.
Palabres. Television series Canal + Afrique, 2010.


Rosalie Mbélé Atangana | Cameroon
Planète Femmes: les femmes d'Akonolinga et la polygamie. 55 mn. 2006.
La Production d'Africa Jin, 1994.

Ariane Astrid Atodji | Cameroon

La souffrance est une école de sagesse | Suffering is a school of wisdom. Doc., 72 min. 2012.

Koundi and National Thursday, fiction, 2010.

Ibéa Julie Atondi | Republic of the Congo

Contes cruels de la guerre (and Karim Miské). 51 mn. Documentary, 2006.

Florence Ayisi | Cameroon
Our World in Zanzibar: Women's Migration Stories, 2007.
Zanzibar Soccer Queens, 2007.
My Mother: Isange, 2005.
Sisters in Law: Stories from  a Cameroon Court (co-directed) with director Kim Longinotto, 104 mn., documentary, 2005.

Opportune Aymadji | Chad
Tatie pouvait vivre. Video, color, 14 mn., 1995.


Zalissa Babaud-Zoungrana | Burkina Faso
Zamaana. Doc. 35 min. 2012.

Selma Baccar | Tunisia
Les joies de la vie – Television series, 2002
Habiba M'Sika ou la danse du fer. 35mm, 100 mn., fiction, 1995.
De la toison au film d'or. 35mm, color, documentary, 1985.
Au pays de Tarayoun. 35mm, color, docu-drama, 1985.
Fatma 75. 35mm, color, docu-drama, 1976.

Yaba Badoe | UK | Ghana
I Want Your Sex. Documentary. 1991.
The Witches of Gambaga, documentary, 55 mn, 2010.

Yetnayet Bahru | Ethiopia
Efoy. Fiction feature. 2011.

Aldewolem, 108 min., fiction, 2008.


Michèle Badarou | Benin
Laura the taxi driver. Video, 1992 (co-director Jeanne Falade)

Dawn Cooper Barnes | Liberia
Cry of the Pepperbird: A Story of Liberia. Documentary, 1997

Nadège Batou | Republic of the Congo
Ku N'kélo, à la recherche de l’eau, doc., 2009.

Farida Belghoul | France (Algeria)
Le départ du père, Fiction, 41 mn., 1983.
C'est Madame la France que tu préfères? Docu-fiction, 40 mn., 1981.

Ruby Bell-Gam | Nigeria
The Cult (co-directed with David Urur Iyam). 1985.
My Child, Their Child. 1984. 

Néjia Ben Mabrouk | Tunisia
A la recherche de Shaïma. 16mm, color, 1992.
Pour vous servir. 16mm, BW, 1976. 

Yamina Benguigui | (France) Algeria
Le Plafond de verre, les défricheurs, 2006.
Inch’allah dimanche, 2001.
Pimprenelle,
2001.
Le Jardin parfumé,
2000.
Memoires d’immigrés, l’héritage maghrébin. 
160 mn., documentary,1998.
La maison de kate un lieu d’espoir. 52 mn., 1995.
Femmes d’islam. 52, mn., x 3 documentary, 1994.

    Le voile et la République
    Le voile et la peur
    Le voile et le silence


Khiti-Amna Benhachem | Morocco
Ileïkoum. (Monthly television series), 30 mn., 1974-1991.
Sindbad. (Bi-monthly television series), 30 mn., 1991.

Dounia Benjelloun | Morocco
Le Barrage d'Aoulouz. 16mm, documentary, 1993.
Kheir El Ardh. 16mm, documentary, 1989.
L'Architecture de terre. 35mm, color, documentary, 1987. 

Farida Benlyazid | (France) Morocco
Keid Ensa. 35mm, color, 90 mn., fiction, 1998.
Sur la terrasse. 90 mn, fiction, 1995.
Amnata Traoré, une femme du Sahel
. Video, 26 mn., documentary, 1993.
Une porte sur le ciel. 35mm, color, fiction, 1988.
Identités de femme. 16mm, color, documentary, 1980. 

Asmara Beraki | USA | (Eritrea)
The Tour Guide, 19 mn, fiction, 2009.
Generálka (Dress Rehearsal ), 14 mn, fiction, 2008.
A Short Story about Life and Death. 5 mn, fiction, 2007.
Malý kapsár (Little Pickpocket), 8 mn, fiction, 2005.

Rosalie Gladys Bessini | Cameroon
Makala ou beignets (Makala or fritters). Doc. 26 min., 2015.

Mounira Bhar | Tunisia
Trésor. 35mm, color, fiction, 1993.
Itinéraire. 35, color, documentary, 1993.

Samantha Biffot | Gabon
Oeil de la cité (l) | The Eye of the Town. TV series. 6 min x 6. 2012.

Justine Bitagoye | Burundi

Mieux vaut mal vivre que mourir (with Gaudiose Nininahazwe). 26 mn, 2007.
Kazuba" le soleil se lève,  documentary, 2008.

Isabelle Boni-Claverie | Cote d’Ivoire
Pour la nuit. 35 mn, b&w, fiction, 27 mn, 2004.
Le Génie d'Abou. Video, color, 9 mn., fiction, 1997. 

Kalthoum Bornaz | Tunisia
Keswa el Khayt Eddaya (Kwesi the Lost Thread)
. 35mm, color, 96 mn., fiction, 1997.
Regard de mouette (The Glance of a Seagull). 35mm, color, fiction, 1991.
Trois personnages en quête d'un théâtre (Three Characters on a Quest for a Theater). 35mm, color, fiction, 1988.
Couleurs Fertiles (Fertile Colors).
35mm, color, fiction, 1984.
Un homme en or (A Golden Man).
Nuit de noces à Tunis (Wedding Night in Tunis).
Forêt d'El Medfoun (El Medfoun Forest).

Sandra Dodi Boukany | Democratic Republic of Congo
L’Art d'une prêtresse (about Werewere Liking). 49 mn., Documentary, 2006

Touda Bouanani | France (Morocco)
Une histoire de pureté

Farida Bourquia | Morocco
La Braise. Fiction, 1982.

Sarah Bouyain | France (Burkina Faso)
Niararaye, (co-directed) 1997.
Les Enfants du Blanc, 60 mn., documentary, 2000.
Notre étrangère ,100 mn, fiction, 2010.

Sue Bruce | South Africa

Forbidden Fruit



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