Homepage of the Association Clap Noir about African cinema and audio-visual media. You will find articles about African, mostly francophone movies, portraits about actors, filmmakers, directors etc., information about events and movie shows, further links. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Cinémathèque Afrique is run by the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs. It provides more than 500 African movie, animated movies, documentaries etc. as from the 1960s onwards to social, cultural or educational organisations. There are 700 archived films more which are subject to special conditions for lending. You have access to the data base where you can search for titles, film makers, country, language, year or genre. Furthermore, you can dowland the catalogue of the 500 films that can be borrowed as a pdf-document. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Das Archiv für die Musik Afrikas (AMA) wurde 1991 von Univ.-Doz. Dr. Wolfgang Bender gegründet. Es beinhaltet eine Sammlung moderner afrikanischer Musik auf Tonträgern unterschiedlicher Formate. Der derzeitige Bestand des Archivs liegt bei ca. 10.000 Tonträgern, die zum Teil bis in die 1940er Jahre zurückreichen.Mehrere tausend Zeitungsausschnitte werden in der nach Ländern, Musikstilen und Musikern sortierten Ausschnittsammlung aufbewahrt. Die Website informiert über die Sammlung und die Recherchemöglichkeiten (u.a. online). [gemäß den Informationen des Anbieters] ... [Redaktion Vifamusik]
The videos described here are subject to a fee. Nevertheless, this site provides you with extensive resources for learning hausa, for example some video samples, the complet transcripts and translations of the videos, pronunciation examples, exercices and a Hausa-English vocabulary. [editors ilissAfrica]
The AMP began in 1978 with four years of work to develop a print compendium, Africa on Film and Videotape, 1982. The compendium lists several thousand productions and provides reviews of more than 700 films and videos, reviewed systematically by African graduate students and American specialists on each country.
In 2002 the African Media Program offers an on-line comprehensive reference guide to approximately 10,000 films, videos, and other audiovisual materials concerning Africa (both Sub-Saharan and North Africa). It includes film and video productions made in Africa and around the world.
This new database incorporates and updates material contained in the 1982 print compendium, adds many new reviews, and provides as complete a citation as possible from a wide variety of sources. ... [according to site editor's information]
On this site you will find the programmes of the festival since 2001 with all the movies shown including a short description (in German). The Africa Alive Festival has its main focus on African movies, but also shows other aspects of African culture (literature, art, music). In 1996, the festival was declared a project of the world decade for cultural development by the Unesco. In 2001, it was the official German contribution to the UN year of "Dialogue between Cultures". In 2002 and 2003, the festival was under the auspices of the German section of the Unesco. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
This site offers a small summary of the history of censorship in African cinema including a chronological listing. Furthermore, you will find links to other articles about this topic, a bibliography and a few examples of movies that suffered from censorship. [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]
The Center for World Music at the University of Hildesheim is a research center and offers courses as well as events in the field of world music. The CWM hosts the collection of the ethnomusicologist Laade (50,000 records, 10,000 books and 1000 instrument from all over the world). Furthermore, it includes the collection "Irle" with about 3,000 objects. The CMW's collections will be expanded continuously and will made made accessible through a reference library. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
This site offers you information on the Liberian music and dance collection of the Archives of Traditional Music at the Indiana University. The items of the collection can only be consulted on-site. The website itself offers you a number of links to other Liberia-related projects, a short historical overview and news from Liberia. ... [editors ilissAfrica]