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    The Spirit of Princess Yennenga warrior-princess of Burkina Faso

    Short film on the lives of women in Burkina Faso by filmmaker Nicole Mackinlay Hahn. “I sought to undo stereotypes of African women and their inaccurate representation in the media, by simply revealing and acknowledging the professional lives of women in Burkina Faso… Inspired by the legendary Princess Yennenga, they give voice to their own unique […]

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    On Madness and Invention: Thomas Sankara

      “I would like to leave behind me the conviction that if we maintain a certain amount of caution and organization we deserve victory. You cannot carry out fundamental change without a certain amount of madness. In this case, it comes from nonconformity, the courage to turn your back on the old formulas, the courage […]

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    Please Don’t Smile

    Photo series by Malte Wandel through his nine month stay in Ghana, Burkina Faso and Togo. In the series “PLEASE DON´T SMILE”, Malte Wandel successfully captures moments of the present in West African towns, from which he highlights certain protagonists and tells their stories. Discreetly, he approaches passers-by, places eccentric individuals and representatives of unknown […]

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    Voodoo in West Africa

    Photographer Anthony Pappone captures the religion of voodoo in West Africa. This religion in ancient traditions, the voodoo is the official religion of Benin.The voodoo means spirit or deity was born in West Africa more precisely in Benin, but is also practiced in Togo, Ghana is Burkia Faso is other neighboring countries.Europeans or americans believe […]

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    Burkina Faso

    Photographer Antony Pappone captures daily life in Burkina Faso with extraordinary portraits. Gurunsi villages are formed by sukhala houses, which are decorated hand painted by the women of the village, tiebele, burkina faso portrait of a tribal woman to the market of Gorom Gorom, region of the Sahel, northern Burkina Faso portrait of a man […]

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    Afro Samurai film Hasaki Ya Suda

    Heavily influenced by samurai films from film makers such as Akira Kurosawa, filmaker Cédric Ido produced a short award winning film, Hasaki Ya Suda (The Three Black Samurai) set in the future. Joining the trend of films and projects that explore AfroFuturism, the film is a great exploration of the mixing of genres, culture and language. […]