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Africa is my Home

USA, 1960 (MIFF 1961, Programme 19)

Director: J. Michael Hogopian

Through the life history of a native woman we witness the basic problems of equatorial Africa: tradition versus progress; religious rivalry; colonialism versus independency - in this context we see her as a child, a girl at school, getting married. Finally the post-independence problems are presented: africanization of the Civil Service, tribalism versus National unity and economic reconstruction.

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