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Old 04-08-2013, 02:42 PM
 
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What other countries besides Nigeria produce a lot of films? I know about Nollywood, but not so much of other countries.
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Old 04-09-2013, 10:11 AM
 
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I think it would be good if Africa as a whole could develop a strong film industry. I think one of the biggest reasons people's views of Africa is limited and distorted is because of a lack of cinema coming from the continent. For too many people Tarzan movies are the only African cinema that they've been exposed to.
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Old 04-10-2013, 02:15 PM
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African movie producers and studios need to form alliances with distributors in places such as the USA and Europe, and even in Latin America. That's the only way African films will be able to gain a global interest.

It would be nice if along with all the other typical Hollywood movies, movie theaters at least in the USA also feature movies from other places, including Africa.
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Old 04-11-2013, 02:44 AM
 
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I'm somewhat familiar with Francophone cinema in Africa and can say that Senegal and Burkina Faso both have rich, and continuing, relationships with film, probably most notably dating from the release of Ousmane Sembčne's 1966 La Noire de... (Black Girl), which gained some international attention when it won the Prix Jean Vigo. Sembčne remained Senegal's premier film director until his death in 2007, but recent films like La Pirogue (2012) have found screens internationally. These limited screenings usually take place, if you're in the States, in New York and Los Angeles.
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Old 04-12-2013, 05:44 PM
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I will check out the ones in New York.

Do you know where I can find this type of information and in what theaters they are screened?

Is it only the French films? I hope there are some in English, I don't understand French, but if they are subtitled in English then I don't think it will be much of a problem.
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Old 04-30-2013, 10:14 PM
 
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Ghana film indusry is becoming a big player to be reckoned with
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