5 African movies

M. Dew (mdew@mail.smu.edu)
Fri, 16 Jan 1998 13:06:14 CDT

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> Date: Fri, 16 Jan 1998 10:19:44 -0800
> Reply-to: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
> From: Marilyn Huntley <mhuntley@hamilton.edu>
> To: Multiple recipients of list <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
> Subject: 5 African movies

> I'm trying to find out if these first 3 titles are available for purchase or
> rent as videotapes. I already know they can be rented in 16mm from New
> Yorker films, but they say they don't sell videos of them. I suspect that
> they're the only U.S. distributor, and if they say the titles aren't
> available in video, it must be the final answer. However, I thought I'd
> give you knowledgeable people an opportunity to prove me wrong. Does anyone
> know about buying videos of these?
> 1) EMITAI
> 2) XALA
> 3) BLACK GIRL (La Noire)
>
> These 2 movies were supposedly shown at a film festival. Unfortunately,
> I've learned that "film festival" often means "obscure" and "not ever in
> distribution." But let's see if anyone can help me with them. These 2
> would be okay in video or 16mm:
> 4) SARRAOUNIA - 1986, from Mauritania, produced and directed by Med Hondo
> 5) TOUBAB BI - 1991, from Senegal, directed by Moussa Toure
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> Thanks in advance for any information you can send me.
>
> Marilyn Huntley
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