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A creative concept by Mouhamadou Sow, a senegalese photographer and Street Artist. Sow experiments with digital tools to encourage social responsibility. Sow also uses his photography to reshaping Western misrepresentation of people and places on the African continent.
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Contras’ city

Contras'city is one of the earliest work of Djibril Diop Mambéty, the short film was shot on 16mm film in 1968 in Dakar (Sénégal), exactly eight years after the independence of the country. The entire movie is a stroll in the streets of Dakar, from the theater to the market or from hairdressers to tailors,…
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Google Doodles on African Countries

This mornings Google doodle got me thinking about more doodles on Africa. There aren't too many out there - but here are the selected favorites : Howard Carter 110th Anniversary of the Uganda Railway's Completion Ibn Battuta's 708th Birthday South Africa Freedom Day 2011 Morocco Independence Day 2011 East Africa…
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Urban Africa

Urban Africa is a popular Flickr group that showcases growing urban life in various African cities. There is a tendency to portray African landscape as bare and the focus is primarily on wildlife. This group is a much needed breath of fresh air, showcasing the African metropolis - highlighting modern…
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Sembene!

Sembene! is an animated documentary about the life of Senegalese filmmaker and author Ousmane Sembène, directed by Jason Silverman This innovative documentary combines original and archival footage with animation to tell the story of the great Senegalese filmmaker/novelist Ousmane Sembène, who used storytelling as a means of political resistance and…
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