Illustrating Africa | Encounters with Graphic Novelist Marguerite Abouet

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French-Ivorian graphic novelist Marguerite Abouet reflects on the success of her critically acclaimed graphic novel series, “Aya of Yop City”, and the role of the visual arts in African self-representation. Abouet’s graphic novel series, “Aya of Yop City” (2005), follows … Read More

Welcoming Acclaimed Director Abderrahmane Sissako in Atlanta | Special Screenings & Talkback

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  One of the few contemporary filmmakers from Sub-Saharan Africa to have reached international recognition, Abderrahmane Sissako has received worlwide acclaim for his portrayal of life under the threat of Islamic radicalism in TIMBUKTU. The highest-grossing African film to open … Read More