By Roy Armes

Compiled through eminent Africanist movie student Roy Armes, Dictionary of African Filmmakers is an inclusive, entire therapy of movies and filmmaking at the African continent. The dictionary covers African function filmmaking from the first in the neighborhood produced motion pictures to state-of-the-art thriving movie undefined, directory 5,415 movies made by means of 1,253 filmmakers in 37 international locations. half 1 comprises info on filmmakers and gives date and homeland, education or movie adventure, different inventive actions, and an inventory of function movies produced. half 2 offers a countrywide chronology, filmography, and bibliography for every nation generating function motion pictures. half three indexes movie titles and offers translations into English or French the place acceptable. This ebook is a vital reference device for someone who desires to comprehend extra in regards to the shiny and interesting international of African movie.

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Graduated from the Cairo Higher Film Institute in 1985. Made numerous commercials and one short film. Feature films: Cultural Film / Film thaqaafi (2000), The Night Baghdad Fell / Laylat suqoot Baghdaad (2005) Amir, Aziza (b. 1901; d. 1952). Egyptian actress and veteran filmmaker. Real name: Moufida Mohamed Ghoneim. She was an actress with Youssef Wahbi’s Ramses company when she produced and starred in the first Egyptian silent feature, Leila, shown in Cairo on 16 November 33 1926. She went on to star in The Girl from the Nile (1929) and some two dozen further films, the first of which she directed herself.

A member of the New Cinema group. Feature films: Song on the Way / Oughniyah "âla al-mamarr (1972), Home without Tenderness / Bayt bilâ hanân (1976), The Devils / al-Abâlisah (1980), The Suffering of Love / "Adhâb al-houbb (1980), Traveller without a Road / mousâfir bilâ tarîq (1981), Love Alone Is Not Enough / al-Houbb wahdahou lâ yakfî (1981), And My Heart Ended Down There / Wa dâ#a houbbî hounak (1982), Disgrace / al-#Âr (1982), Gentlemen You Are Corrupt / al-Sâdah al-mourtachoun (1983), Daughters of Satan / Banât Iblîs (1984), The Execution of a Dead Man / I#dâm mayyit (1985), The Drug / al-Kîf (1985), The Fish Kettle / Châdir al-samak (1986), The Debauched / al-Hanâkîch (1986), Furnished Cemeteries to Let / Madâfin mafrouchah li-l-îgâr (1986), Mud / al-Wahl (1987), Four on a Difficult Mission / Arba#ah fî mouhimmah rasmiyyah (1987), The Well of Treason / Bi#r al-khiyânah (1987), The Deer Run / Garî al-wouhouch (1987), Help!

Feature film: Agamista / #Agamista (2007) Abdel Salam, Ahmed. Egyptian filmmaker. Feature film: Mister Dollar / Mister Dollar (1993) Abdel Salam, Chadi (b. 1930 in Alexandria; d. 1986). Egyptian filmmaker. Studied architecture at the Cairo Fine Art School and drama in 19 Oxford. Worked as designer on a number of Egyptian productions of the 1950s and, in the 1960s, collaborated on films with Youssef Chahine (on Saladin) and three foreign directors (J. L. Mankiewicz, Jerzy Kawalerowicz, and Roberto Rossellini).

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