Femmes aux yeux ouverts Women with open eyes / produit par Amanou Production

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Subjects: Africa, West--Social conditions
Documentary films
Documentary films--Togo
Foreign Films
Women--Africa, Sub-Saharan--Economic conditions
Women--Africa, Sub-Saharan--Social conditions
Female circumcision
Marriage customs and rites--Africa, Sub-Saharan
AIDS (Disease)--Africa, Sub=Saharan
Women--Diseases--Africa, Sub-Saharan
Women--Africa, West--Social conditions
Feminism--Africa, West
Sexually transmitted diseases--Africa, West
Clitoridectomy--Africa, West
Infibulation--Africa, West
Businesswomen--Africa, West
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: French, Summary is in English, English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 1994
Series: Library of African cinema
MCIS video collection F-85V
LC Classification: H, HQ
Added Titles: Library of African cinema
Alternate Title(s): Library of African cinema.
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Women with open eyes
Additional Authors: Folly, Anne-Laure
Amanou production (Firm)
California newsreel (Firm)
Notes: Credits: Montage, Sylvia Allombert; image, Jean-Louis Penez; son, Richard Verthe ... [et al.]; musique, Ali Wade [et al.]
In French with English subtitles
Summary: Surveys social conditions faced by women in Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal and Benin, including circumcision, forced marriage, AIDS, and economic repression. Examines grass-roots efforts toward education and improvement as Africa opens to democracy
Summary: In Femmes Aux Yeux Ouverts award-winning Togolese filmmaker Anne-Laure Folly presents portraits of contemporary African women in four West African countries: Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal and Benin. The movie shows that women are organizing at the grassroots level to play a prominent role in Africa's current opening to democracy. It demonstrates why Africa's development is inextricably linked to the social and economic progress of its women. (California Newsreel, 1994)
VHS
Miami University's MCIS video collection
Originally produced in Togo
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
OCLC Number: 31976353

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