Yearly Archives: 2012

  • The Voyage of Memory / La Pirogue de Ma Mémoire
  • Director: Ahmed Diop
    Countries: Senegal
    Year: 1993
    Running Time: 46 min.
    Language: Wolof

    The Voyage of Memory takes place on Soumbédioune Beach in Dakar, where the narrator spent his childhood. Children, the living tissue that binds a culture’s diverse activities, … read more»

  • The Vow
  • Director: Junaid Ahmed
    Countries: South Africa
    Year: 1998
    Running Time: 11 min.
    Language: English

    A father and son attend a Hindu ceremony where the father hopes to perform a ritual that will cure his son’s affliction.

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  • The Voice in the Wood / Yiri Kan
  • Director: Issiaka Konaté
    Countries: Burkina Faso
    Year: 1989
    Running Time: 26 min.
    Language: Mooré

    The Voice in the Wood is a moving portrait of one of Burkina Faso’s greatest musicians, Mahama Konaté, as he initiates his son into the traditions … read more»

  • Via New York
  • Director: Kagendo Murungi
    Countries: USA / Kenya
    Year: 1995
    Running Time: 10 min.
    Language: English

    Drawing from memory and narrative, Via New York explores the politicization of African students in New York and the participation of South African lesbians and … read more»