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Woubi Cheri. (France | Ivory Coast, 1998)

Directors: Laurent Bocahut and Philip Brooks. Woubi Cheri is the first film to give African homosexuals a chance to describe their world in their own words. Often funny, sometimes ribald, but always real, this documentary introduces gender pioneers demanding their right to construct a distinct African homosexuality. In French, with English subtitles. 62 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Reviews and articles:
Crapo, Richley. "Woubi Cheri." American Anthropologist. Mar 2000. Vol. 102, Iss. 1; p. 154 (2 pages) Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only
Migraine-george, Therèse. "Beyond the 'internalist' vs. 'externalist' debate: the local-global identities of African homosexuals in two films, Woubi Cheri and Dakan." Journal of African Cultural Studies, Jun2003, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p45-56, 12 p. Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only
Petty, Sheila. "Insight into a gay African world." Visual Anthropology; 2000, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p431-432, 2p

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