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Reframing Africa

When: Monday, 22 October 2018 - Monday, 22 October 2018
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
Seminar Room 207, 2nd floor, Robert Sobukwe Block
Start time:14:00

The Wits History Workshop and Wits School of Arts Film & Television Division will host this seminar on West African cinema with Dr Aboubakar Sanogo.

This seminar will look at the work of four major filmmakers from West Africa who have contributed tremendously to cinema, to our understanding of Africa and to the image of Africa around the world as mediated through the cinema. Dr Sanogo from Carleton University will review the films of: Ousmane Sembene -Guelwaar (1992), Med Hondo - West Indies (1979), Idrissa Ouedraogo-Yaaba (1989) and Abderrahmane Sissako-Life on Earth(1998).

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