Films in ‘Signals - Where Is Africa’
Pour le meilleur et pour l'oignon!Sani Elhadj Magori IFFR 2010
After two years of waiting, Salamatou’s wedding is to take place at harvest time. Her onion-farming father is aware that he has produce more to afford the wedding.
tranzania. living. room.Uli M. Schüppel IFFR 2010
A German film maker goes looking in Tanzania for the dreams from his childhood. He crosses the lively city of Dar es Salaam and experiences it as a symphony of colours, sounds and music. He asks ordinary people, in turn, to fantasise about his German living room. And he also dreams about a safari.
The Rose of RhodesiaHarold M. Shaw IFFR 2010
This recently recovered film involves the theft of a diamond from a Rhodesian mining concern, though its real interest is inter-racial relations.
SuwiMusola Cathrine Kaseketi IFFR 2010 78′
The Zambian director knew what she was talking about when she filmed a dramatic story about a young woman who became handicapped. Yet this is not purely an autobiographical film. The maker wanted to tackle more than her own fate. And more than just conquering that fate.