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About: FW: Query:bibliography of African women's life (fwd)

Wed, 9 Oct 1996 10:43:30 -0400

Originally from: <owner-african-cinema-conference@XC.Org>
Originally dated: Wed, 9 Oct 1996 10:43:30 -0400

From: owner-h-afrlitcine
To: Multiple recipients of list H-AFRLITCINE
Subject: Re: Query:bibliography of African women's life (fwd)
Date: Tuesday, 01 October, 1996 1:00PM

Date: Mon, 30 Sep 1996 08:24:45 +0800 (WST)
From: Peter Limb <>

I agree with Gloria Emeagwali's comments on the depiction of
women in recent African films. Not fiction, but also worth
comparing is:

_Femmes aux yeux ouverts_ = Women with open eyes / produit
par Amanou Prod. ; un film de Anne Laure Folly (Amanou
Prod., c1993) "A film about African women made by an
African women. Covers the situation and social role of West
African women in Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal and Benin in
areas such as struggles against female circumcision, forced
marriage and AIDS, business, and democratization"

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