Site about the famous Senegalese moviemaker Djibril Diop Mambety (his brother is the also famous musician Wasis Diop). You will find a short biography, a filmography, sequences of the movie "Hyène" (video file) and an interview. The two first sites (see URLs given above) are slightly different. On one, you will find a button on the very right which shows a short video and audio sequence of Mambety. On the other one, you will find a page "remembrences", where the author of this site tells us how he met Mambety. Mambety's two most famous movies are "Touki Bouki" (1973) and "Hyenas" (1992) an adaptation of Dürrenmatt's "The Visit". ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Site of the African Federation for Cinematographic Criticism. You will find directories of movies, actors, directors, producers or distributors, film criticism and analyses, reports about festivals and much more. [editors ilissAfrica]
Movie database of the French TV channel TV5 Monde containing bibliographical data for African movies. You can search for movies or directors from specific countries, genres or years. [editors ilissAfrica]
Site about the famous movie "Sya, The Dream Of The Python" which got 6 awards at the FESPACO 2001. You will get background information about the movie and its director, Danny Kouyaté. Furthermore, you can see pictures of the movie and of the making off ("Expo") and watch the trailer. There is also a press review. [editors ilissAfrica]
This site offers African movies and documentaries for rent. The films are sorted into differnt categories. For each film you will have a summary, a review, critical comments from other people or a video sequence. Moreover, there are some fulltext articles and a special site for movies / documentaries from / on countries in war or with armed conflicts, with AIDS problems or Human Rights violations. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Library of the University of California, Berkeley offers several lists of films set in or about Africa which are available at the library, i.e. its media center. You will find a list of movies by African filmmakers, a list of movies set in or talking about Africa, a videography and a bibliography of books about African cinema. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
This site introduces you to African writers, filmmakers and other artists. You will find summaries of books and films and a lot of videos containign interviews, readings, film excerpts and other things. [editors ilissAfrica]
ArtMattan Productions distributes films that focus on the human experience of black people in Africa, the Caribbean, North and South America and Europe. All these films were shown during the organisation's annual African Diaspora Film Festival in New York [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica].
The Nollywood and African Film Critics’ Awards also known by the press as the African Oscars or the NAFCA was founded in 2011 which is the most prestigious film, honorary and people’s choice awards in Hollywood by an African organization.The mission for the NAFCA has been to improve the African cinema by connecting Africa to the rest of the world [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff, ilissAfrica]....
The Silicon Valley African Film Festival (SVAFF) promotes an understanding and appreciation of Africa and Africans through moving images. Aptly themed “Africa through the African lens”, it is the only film festival in California that is exclusively focused on films made by African filmmakers and, crucially, provides audiences with exquisite lenses to the real Africa [according to the site editor's information, editorial staff ilissAfrica]....