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About: FW: African film distributors

Mon, 24 Aug 1998 10:18:21 -0400

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    From: Alison Quammie

    I've compiled a brief list of some distributors of African films:
    Mypheduh Films
    22D Hollywood Avenue
    Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersity 07423
    201.652.1973 (fax)
    distributes the films of Haile Gerima

    Sarraounia (Mel Hondo) contact:
    Ministere de la Cooperation et du Developpment
    20, Rue Monsieur
    75700 Paris, France (fax)

    California Newsreel
    149 Ninth Street/420
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    415.621.6522 (fax)
    They are a large distributor of many of the African films recently
    released,including Ta Dona, Afrique, je te plumarai. Quartier Mozart,
    Mapantsula, Saaraba, Wend Kuuni, Zan Boko, L vie est belle and Lumumba: L
    mort du prophete)

    Several of the films of Ousmane Sembene/
    also Yaaba and Tilai (Idrissa Ouedraogo)
    New Yorker Films
    16 West 61st Street
    New York, NY 10023
    212.307.7855 (fax)

    In Darkest Hollywood: Cinema & Apartheid
    Daniel Riesenfield
    P.O. Box 8559
    Bishop Avenue
    Chicago, Illinoios 60680-8559
    312.733.5354 (fax)

    Mondays Girls (Ngozi Onwurah)
    Non-Aligned Productions (fax)

    Fire Eyes (Soaya Mire)
    contact: Soyaya Mire
    Persistent Productions
    235 East Colorado Blvd
    Suite 1363
    Pasadena, CA 91101

    Yeelen (Souleymane Cisse)
    c/o October Films
    45 Rockefeller Plaza
    30th floor
    New York, 10111
    212.332.2499 (fax)

    La Vie est belle
    Lamy Films
    Moensberg, 57
    1180 Bruxelles, Belgium
    32.2.375.32.71 (fax)

    for Neria, Everyones Child, More Time
    and about 70 other African titles, contact:
    DSR, Inc
    6679-P Santa Barbara Rd
    Elkridge, MD 21075, USA
    Tel: 1 410 540 4008 (direct)
    1 800 875 0037 x108
    Fax: 1 410 579 8412 <>

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