The purpose of the African Women in Cinema Blog is to provide a space to discuss diverse topics relating to African women in cinema--filmmakers, actors, producers, and all film professionals. The blog is a public forum of the Centre for the Study and Research of African Women in Cinema.

Le Blog sur les femmes africaines dans le cinéma est un espace pour l'échange d'informations concernant les réalisatrices, comédiennes, productrices, critiques et toutes professionnelles dans ce domaine. Ceci sert de forum public du Centre pour l'étude et la recherche des femmes africaines dans le cinémas.

21 August 2017



Seeking films in English and/or subtitled in English for a film series on Afro/Black Europe at Dartmouth College (USA) between March and May 2018.

Particularly interested in recent films that explore contemporary lived experiences in relation to antiracism and antisexism, belonging, gender, identity, LGBTQ, love, race, racial discrimination, racism, patriarchy, and sexism in European countries.

Also interested in historical films that contextualize those experiences. All categories—animation, documentary, feature, shorts, and web originals—will be considered.

Deadline: 30 November 2017

Submission Procedure:

Please email the filmmaker’s contact information, a brief description of the film, the release date, a trailer, and a password-protected link and password for the film to trica.d.keaton(at) in order to be previewed in advance.

Contact Dr. Trica Keaton before sending a DVD or other film formats.

Selection and notification will be made by early December 2017.

Trica Keaton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dartmouth College
African and African American Studies


02 August 2017

1o Encontro Nacional Empoderadas : Mulheres Negras no Audiovisual 2017 (São Paulo)

1o Encontro Nacional Empoderadas : Mulheres Negras no Audiovisual 2017 (São Paulo)
de 01 a 05 de agosto, 2017, Campos Elíseos, São Paulo

A Mulher Negra e produção audiovisual brasileira: da desconstrução das velhas a construção das novas narrativas
Carol Rodrigues, Cintia Maria, Danddara, Jéssica Queiroz, Keila Serruya

A experiência coletiva na produção audiovisual
Iliriana Rodrigues, Elisa Menezes, Renata Martins, Thamires Vieira

Empoderamento técnico e estético:
Onde estão as técnicas negras no audiovisual?
Andressa Clain, Francine Barbosa, Janaína Nascimento, Kelly Castilho, Nuna

Captação de Recurso: onde esta o dinheiro para as produções negras no audiovisual? 
Carolina Costa, Erica de Freitas, Fernanda Lomba, Viviane Ferreira

Atrizes negras: a representação da mulher negra no audiovisual
Naruna Costa, Kika Sena, Mawusi Tulani, Teca Pereira

Master Class
Janaína Oliveira, Adélia Sampaio, Lilian Solá Santiago, Cristina Amaral