Yearly Archives: 2012

  • To Sleep With Anger
  • Director: Charles Burnett,USA, 1990,102 min
  • The lives of a middle class Californian black family with deep southern roots is mysteriously thrown out of rhythm by the visit of an old family friend.

  • Toi, Waguih / You, Waguih
  • Director: Namir Abdel Messeeh,Egypt / France,2005,28 min
  • Languages: French and Arabic
  • In 1959 in Egypt, several thousand Communists were arrested and sent to prison camps. Amongst these prisoners was Waguih, my father. Waguih was arrested in 1964. He was 29, my age today. It is a topic that we hardly discussed …
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  • Time / Waati
  • Director: Souleymane Cissé,Makli,1995,140 min
  • Languages: English, Bambara, Dioula and French
  • One of the contemporary cinema’s finest artists, Souleymanne Cisse has created a remarkable, epic portrait of Africa today. Waati is the story of Nandi, a South African girl living under apartheid. Yearning to be free, Nandi leaves her homeland and …
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