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About: California Newsreel catalog

Mon, 15 Dec 1997 09:40:19 -0800 (PST)

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    > Subject: Library of African Cinema catalog
    > California Newsreel released their latest catalog recently, and it is
    > bigger and better than ever before. They've done it for 25 years, so
    > their expertise is no surprise, but I have to say this is one terrific
    > catalog!
    > It has 12 new titles this year, including several new television
    > programs from South Africa. Also there is a great couple page article
    > by Dr Mbye Cham, "Film Text and Context: Reweaving Africa's Social
    > Fabric Through Its Contemporary Cinema." Also there is a page on the
    > new African Media Program On-line database from Michigan State's
    > African
    > Media Program -- contact or see
    > If you don't get one in the mail soon, I'd recommend asking them this
    > 47
    > page catalog at and/or checking their WWW site
    > at
    > California Newsreel have made a huge contribution to getting African
    > films to North American audiences over the years, and this catalog is
    > terrific.
    > cheers, Steve Smith, moderator

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