Documentary Director, Cinema Historian
PhD, Doctor of Philology
Language: Russian, English, French, Swahili, Portuguese, Spanish
Translation: russian subtitles
Length: 45 min.
Director: Alexander Markov
In the early 1960s, the USSR launched humanitarian aid programmes intended to support the independence that certain African countries had just gained. Edited from about a hundred films shot by Soviet camera operators, Our Africa unravels the propaganda at work in their vision of Africa.
Awards and festivals:
Artdocfest Documentary film festival – participation
IndieLisboa International Independent Film Festival – participation
Visions du Réel International documentary film festival – participation