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
The inauguration on May 2, 2022 of the personal library of Mario de Andrade in the National Center of Archives in Luanda (Angola). Both daughters have deposited into the Angolan center of archives almost 2000 books gathered by their father all along his life. This personal library aims to respond to the will of our
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.