Review of African Cinematography

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Although the first film filmed in Africa by an African was the documentary Song of Karthoum by the Sudanese director Gadalla Gubar in 1950, the Senegalese Ousmane Sembène is considered the father of African cinema. His first short film Borom Sarret in 1963 opened the way to several generations of filmmakers deeply rooted in their continent and many other Afro-descendant directors of the Americas.


•To analyze a historical perspective of the development of African cinema, from the period of independence of African countries, in the midst of social and political conflicts.

•To discover the aesthetics of African cinema and the creative energy of craft productions.

•To recognize the value of the most representative authors of African cinema, who helped build identities drowned by centuries of slavery and European colonization.

The course will take place from November 26 to December 8, 2018 from Monday to Thursday from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.


Imparte: Jean-Pierre García


September 10 to November 25 2018
From Monday to Sunday , 01:00 - 00:00 hrs.
$2,200.00MX One payment. No credit card accepted. 10 % discount to students, teachers, seniors (INAPAM) with valid ID and people who have already taken a course organized by the National Cinematheque.


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