UNESCO's "Heritage of the World" African Films

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1.
O Golpe (1977 Documentary)
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(58 mins.)
 
2.
Carnaval da vitoria (1978 Short Film)
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(40 mins.)
Director: António Ole
 
3.
O Ritmo do N'Gola Ritmos (1978)
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Director: António Ole
 
4.
No caminho das estrelas (1980)
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(56 mins.)
Director: António Ole
 
5.
Nelisita (1983)
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(90 mins.)
 
6.
Memoria de um Dia (1982)
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(60 mins.)
 
7.
Le sang des parias (1973)
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A young student from a family which considers itself "progressive" cannot marry the boy she loves as he comes from the caste of the smiths who are viewed as pariahs. (90 mins.)
 
8.
Wend Kuuni (1982)
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In pre-colonial times a peddler crossing the savanna discovers a child lying unconscious in the bush... (75 mins.)
Director: Gaston Kaboré
 
9.
Paweogo (1984)
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Bila, a young peasant, decides to go to Ivory Coast to work and is asked by his parents to accompany Pogbi who is going to meet her fiancé... (82 mins.)
Director: Kollo Sanou
 
10.
Jours de tourmentes (1985)
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Young people call into question their village's customs and create an agricultural co-operative. (120 mins.)
Director: Paul Zoumbara
 
11.
Yam Daabo (1987)
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Poverty and misery are rife in Gourga, a village in the Sahel. The inhabitants must choose: stay and await international assistance or leave for more fertile regions in the country. (80 mins.)
 
12.
Desebagato (1987)
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It's payday and Adama, a factory worker, counts her meager salary trying to reconcile her needs with those of her family back in the village. (90 mins.)
 
13.
Histoire d'Orokia (1987)
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In the early post-Independence years, a young village girl, who is in love with a young villager, is forced to marry a rich, old man. She tries to poison him and is sent to jail. (78 mins.)
 
14.
Zan Boko (1988)
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In the Mossi culture, one of the rites attending the birth of a child and its induction as a new member... (95 mins.)
Director: Gaston Kaboré
 
15.
Yaaba (1989)
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A small African village. The story focuses on Bila, a ten year old boy who befriends an old woman, Sana... (90 mins.)
 
16.
Laafi - Tout va bien (1991)
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After obtaining their Secondary School diplomas, some young people plan to continue their education but are not sure which area to choose. (98 mins.)
 
17.
The Law (1990)
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Set in a pre-colonial African past, Tilai is about an illicit love affair and its consequences. Saga... (81 mins.)
 
18.
The Tradition (1991)
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(80 mins.)
Director: Drissa Toure
 
19.
Sababu (1993)
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The story of a peaceful, well-to-do village which is suddenly disturbed by a murder and a series of unsettling events. (90 mins.)
 
20.
Rabi (1992)
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A blacksmith falls off his bicycle when he tries to avoid a tortoise which crosses his path. He brings the animal home to his twelve year old son... (62 mins.)
Director: Gaston Kaboré
 
21.
The Woman with the Knife (1969)
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A young man returns from Europe obsessed with his sexual inhibition. (80 mins.)
Director: Bassori Timite
 
22.
On the dune of solitude (1964 Short Film)
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(32 mins.)
Director: Bassori Timite
 
23.
Amanie (1972 Short Film)
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(32 mins.)
 
24.
Au nom du Christ (1993)
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A West African pig farmer has a religious vision, wherein he is told that he'll be Magloire the First, a prophet of Christ. He then sets out to rid his local villagers of superstition and instead save them for Jesus. (90 mins.)
 
25.
Concerto for an Exile (1968 Short Film)
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(42 mins.)
Director: Désiré Ecaré
 
26.
À nous deux France (1970)
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(59 mins.)
Director: Désiré Ecaré
 
27.
Faces of Women (1985)
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At a festival, a chorus of women sing and dance as two stories unfold. In a village, a young women with a jealous husband gives him something to be jealous about when his younger brother visits from the city. (105 mins.)
Director: Désiré Ecaré
 
28.
Djeli, conte d'aujourd'hui (1981)
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Kramoko Kouyate, son of a griot, cannot marry Fanta who is of noble blood. In flashback, the film explains the origin of the problem and shows their attempts to get around it. (90 mins.)
 
29.
Wariko, le gros lot (1994)
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In the Ivory Coast, Ali (Toure) is a poor policeman who struggles to make ends meet for his wife, Awa (Kabore) and three children... (100 mins.)
 
31.
Abusuan (1972)
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After 15 years of studies in France, a young man returns home and is named Director of Architecture... (95 mins.)
Director: Henri Duparc
 
32.
L'herbe sauvage (1978)
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The trials and tribulations of a couple. (90 mins.)
Director: Henri Duparc
 
33.
Rue princesse (1994)
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Emile, his wife Fanta and their four children lead a comfortable existence. Jean, the eldest son, is interested only in music to his father's regret. One day Jean is sent away from home because of it... (86 mins.)
Director: Henri Duparc
 
34.
Bal poussière (1989)
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The chief of an African village, who is called 'Demi Dieu' because after God he is the owner of all the things... (101 mins.)
Director: Henri Duparc
 
35.
The Will (1939)
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The story of Mohammed the son of a barber who has recently got his degree, his lover Fatma, his rivel Al-Etr. (108 mins.)
Director: Kamal Selim
 
36.
Life or Death (1955)
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Director: Kamal El Sheikh
 
37.
Cairo Station (1958)
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Kinawi, a physically challenged peddler who makes his living selling newspapers in the central Cairo train station... (77 mins.)
Director: Youssef Chahine
 
38.
A Woman on the Road (1958)
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(115 mins.)
 
39.
The Beginning and the End (1960)
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After the death of the father, the family consisting of a mother and two young men and a girl themselves without a breadwinner finds... (130 mins.)
Director: Salah Abouseif
 
40.
Struggle on the Nile (1959)
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The people of Luxor decided to buy Sandal new submarine instead of the old sandal for river transport business... (125 mins.)
Director: Atef Salem
 
41.
The Sin (1965)
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A poor peasant woman becomes a symbol of worker oppression in this somber social drama directed by Henri Barakat... (105 mins.)
Director: Henry Barakat