Author Spotlight

Aboubakar Sanogo

Aboubakar Sanogo is an associate professor in film studies at Carleton University in Ottawa. He is currently writing on the history of documentary in Africa and the cinema of Med Hondo. He was instrumental in establishing the African Film Heritage Project (AFHP), a partnership among the Pan African Federation of Filmmakers (FEPACI), The Film Foundation’s World Cinema Project, UNESCO, and the Cineteca di Bologna to preserve and restore African films of historical, cultural, and artistic significance.

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Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project No. 4

“I Am Muna moto

Cameroonian director Dikongué-Pipa’s debut feature is both a manifesto on cinema’s capacity to bring about social change and a celebration of love and its possibilities.

By Aboubakar Sanogo

Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project No. 3

Soleil Ô: “I Bring You Greetings from Africa

With his deeply political but unclassifiable debut feature, Med Hondo set out to establish a transformational presence for global African cinema and to accelerate the emergence of a new Africa.

By Aboubakar Sanogo