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Annouchka de Andrade is currently orchestrating her parents legacy – The Association “Sarah Maldoror and Mario de Andrade”. With over 30 years of experience, Annouchka has worked in international cultural cooperation with a strong focus on audio-visuals, cultural heritage and production in France, Spain, Columbia, Bolivia, Venezuela, Peru and Equator. She has provided technical assistance to Sarah Maldoror in the last 20 years.

Henda Ducados is currently the Head of Institutional Relations for Total in Angola. With 25 years of experience, Henda has worked in social development programs in Angola, Mozambique and Guinea Bissau. Advocated on gender issues and women’s economic emancipation in post-conflict development in Angola. Is the author of articles on gender issues in Angola and female headed households in particular.

Both sisters have developed a project to preserve and share Sarah Maldoror and Mario de Andrade’ work. The path of two individuals who fought for African independence and cultural emancipation. Crucial to their work are films restoration of films, archiving of documents, correspondences, manuscripts and unknown screenplays etc

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The inauguration on May 2, 2022 of the personal library of Mario de Andrade

The inauguration on May 2, 2022 of the personal library of 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

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Sight and Sound article
Sight and Sound article

IN MEMORIAM – SARAH MALDOROR Though her name remains unfamiliar to most, the French¬≠born filmmaker’s work is central to postcolonial African cinema. By Sukhdev Sandhu It was only in her late Sos that Sarah Maldoror, who died in April at the age of 90 from coronavirus-related complications, began to attract the sustained attention of contemporary

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Woman With a Weapon-Camera – The New Inquiry
Woman With a Weapon-Camera – The New Inquiry

Woman With a Weapon-Camera On the work of Sarah Maldoror By YASMINA PRICE РAUGUST 27, 2020 SARAH Maldoror was a voice for history. I borrow this phrase from Euzhan Palcy, a Black woman filmmaker, like Maldoror, who demanded an autonomous place behind the camera. Aimé Césaire: A Voice for History (1994) is Palcy’s magnificent three-part film on her

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Rest in Power, Sarah Maldoror (1929-2020)
Rest in Power, Sarah Maldoror (1929-2020)

The Screen Worlds team would like to express our most heartfelt gratitude to the pioneering filmmaker Sarah Maldoror, who passed away in Paris this week from Covid-19 complications. Sarah was the first woman of colour to direct a feature film in Africa and became respectfully known as the Matriarch of African Cinema.  After working as

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The inauguration on May 2, 2022 of the personal library of Mario de Andrade
The inauguration on May 2, 2022 of the personal library of 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

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Sambizanga and Monanagambeee presented in Luanda (Angola- May 2022)
Sambizanga and Monanagambeee presented in Luanda (Angola- May 2022)

In the mark of “Luanda – capital of culture” (CPLP), two films of Sarah Maldoror has been presented by her daughters Annouchka de Andrade and Henda Ducados in Luanda. An occasion¬†to present the restored copy of Sambizanga (April 30) in presence of Manuel Videira who plays the policeman chief. The secretary of culture Maria Jesus

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Sarah Maldoror – Desobedoc 2022
Sarah Maldoror – Desobedoc 2022

Sarah Maldoror featured in this years Desobedoc 2022 Cinema festival This year, we return to the Trindade Cinema, open since 1917 and now back in full operation. Between 22 and 25 April we kick off the marathon of celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the revolution that run until 2026. This year, under the theme

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