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VISIONS OF AFRICA AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL 1995 COLUMBIA COLLEGE
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The 1995 African Film Festival at Columbia College was directed by Alice Stephens and premiered in April of that year. 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 through service. The film festival was a revolutionary collection that introduced African films to the United States population; only curated picks from the genre had been available to the public prior to the festival and many of the films shown had never been available on video or home entertainment.

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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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