Wrote "The Vanishing Africa" (1982).
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If I, as so many other colleagues, would have worked for the sake of money, I could have become a millionaire. But money was of no importance to me. I worked on a film for years until I thought it artistically perfected. I was my own boss, nobody could tell me what to do. Had I ever had the impression that my freedom as a creative artist would be limited, I would have gone abroad.
Holds the record for the longest length of time in between projects. After Lowlands
(1954), it was 48 years before she directed another film, the documentary Underwater Impressions
(2003). She's also the oldest director to helm a documentary. She was 99 when she made the latter film.