Re: 5 African movies

Stan Gilliam (stan@pals.guilford.edu)
Fri, 16 Jan 1998 13:40:41 -0800

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At 10:19 AM 1/16/98 -0800, you wrote:
>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
>
>Thanks in advance for any information you can send me.
>
>Marilyn Huntley
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