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Visions of Africa

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VISIONS OF AFRICA AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL 1995 COLUMBIA COLLEGE
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The African Film Festival at Columbia College directed by Alice Stephens premiered in April 1995. The film festival was titled Visions of Africa and featured 16 films. One of the films entitled “Black Girl” is a French-speaking film that follows a young nanny in a French household as she experiences harsh treatment and servanthood. The film festival was a revolutionary collection that introduced African films to the United States population; many of the films were not available on video and only the best of the genre was previously available.

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re: Columbia College Chicago (1995, summer). Alumni Magazine, College Archives & Special Collections, Columbia College Chicago. Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.colum.edu/alumnae_news/50

Rosenbaum, J. (1995, April 21). Black-and-white world [Black Girl]. Retrieved from https://www.jonathanrosenbaum.net/1995/04/black-and-white-world/

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