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Wed, 16 Apr 97 09:31:00 PDT

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From: owner-h-afrlitcine
To: Multiple recipients of list H-AFRLITCINE
Subject: Re: Burkina Faso Film Industry
Date: Tuesday, 15 April, 1997 11:30AM

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The three main bibliographic sources for information on film in Africa
are my own Blacks in Film and Television: a Pan-African bibliography
(Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1990) and the two volumes of Nancy
J. Schmidt's Sub-Saharan African Films and Filmmakers: an annotated
bibliography (London: Hans Zell Publishers, 1988-1994). While material
on the Burkinabe film industry per se is not terribly extensive there are
a number of book-length works available on the Burkina-based festival
FESPACO. A search in either of the two main North American library
databases, RLIN or OCLC, should find all of these titles and their

John Gray
Black Arts Research Center

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