Sisters of the Screen: Women of Africa on Film, Video and Television

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The scope of the interview-format book covers a continuum of experiences from the pioneer women to women film students who are making their debut in the film arena. The interviews probe broader political concerns of democracy and free elections, and international issues of civil war and its devastating consequences on women and children.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780865437128
  • Publisher: Africa World Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/2000
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.36 (w) x 9.33 (h) x 1.53 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Methodology
Introduction 1
Aissatou Adamou 15
Shirikiana Aina 23
Chantal Bagilishya 41
Marie-Clemence Blanc-Paes 51
Mahen Sophia Bonetti 59
Maimouna Helene Diarra 75
M'Bissine Therese Diop 79
Alexandra Duah 87
Anne-Laure Folly 95
Lucy Gebre-Egziabher 109
Valerie Kabore 125
Wajuhi Kamau 133
Ai Keita-Yara 143
Wanjiru Kinyanjui 147
Amassatou Maiga 159
Sarah Maldoror 163
Oumema Mamadali 171
Salem Mekuria 177
Zanele Mthembu 183
Thembi Mtshali 193
Catherine Wangui Muigai 205
Fanta Regina Nacro 211
Ngozi Onwurah 221
Franceline Oubda 231
Aminata Ouedraogo 239
Francoise Pfaff 251
Monique Phoba 267
Gloria Rolando 275
Naky Sy Savane 291
Cilia Sawadogo 295
Masepeke Sekhukhuni 301
Wabei Siyolwe 315
Najwa Tlili 329
Prudence Uriri 335
Zara Mahamat Yacoub 343
Florentine Yameogo 351
Summary 359
Filmography 361
Bibliography 381
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