Association “Friends of Sarah Maldoror and Mario de Andrade”
‘’In the life of any individual, family, community or society, memory is of fundamental importance. It is the fabric of identity’’ – Nelson Mandela
Founded in 2019, the Association “Friends of Sarah Maldoror and Mario de Andrade” focuses on preserving memory, encouraging dialogue and developing legacy work of this extraordinary couple whose lives have impregnated and crossed those of the main thinkers of the 20th century in Europe, Africa and the Americas.
Led by daughters Annouchka de Andrade and Henda Ducados, the Association’s main purpose is to feed the larger public with upcoming events regarding their parents as well as providing public access to information on films festivals and debates.
Crucial to the Mission of the Association is to ensure that the intellectual legacy of the couple lives on to the benefit of the larger public.
Aquino de Bragança, Nelson Mandela, Mario de Andrade
Close-up Sarah Maldoror 18 janvier – 19h : Bozar – Bruxelles Sarah Maldoror’s films are as politically revolutionary as they are radically beautiful. This filmmaker and director drew her inspiration from poetry and art, and her strength from her fight for the liberation of oppressed people. Two films programmes and a Q&A with Annouchka de
To Sarah Maldoror…who, camera in hand, fights oppression, alienation
and defies human bullshit
Though her name remains unfamiliar to most, the Frenchborn filmmaker's work is central to postcolonial African cinema
Maldoror brought to the screen the "shadow songs" of negritude and the liberation struggles of African countries.