Insights on Africa's Social Challenges

Check out the Library of African Cinema collection from California Newsreel-Film and Video for Social Change - and old, fiction and non-fiction DVDs) including:Everyone’s ChildWas developed as “training tape for community-based orphan care programs. But the rapid spread of AIDS made the problem so acute they felt only a feature film could place the issue at the forefront of the national agenda.”Femmes Aux Yeux Ouverts (Women with Open Eyes)Shows how women are organizing at the grassroots level to insure their participation in Africa's current move towards democracy.Quand les Etoiles Rencontrent la Mer (When the Stars Meet the Sea)

Zan Boko is also one of the first African films to explore the impact of the mass media in changing an oral society into one where information is packaged and sold.”