Paulin Soumaunou Vieyra

D.: 13’. DCP.

T. it.: Italian title. T. int.: International title. T. alt.: Alternative title. Sog.: Story. Scen.: Screenplay. F.: Cinematography. M.: Editing. Scgf.: Set Design. Mus.: Music. Int.: Cast. Prod.: Production Company. L.: Length. D.: Running Time. f/s: Frames per second. Bn.: Black e White. Col.: Color. Da: Print source

Film Notes

Newsreel of the third Festival of the Arts in the Nigerian city of Ife, launched in the city’s university. A celebration of the arts (traditional music, photography, sculpture, handicrafts, cinema) confronting the continent’s anglophone and francophone hemispheres. Among others, the report features the Nigerian Nobel Prize-winning playwright, poet, writer and essayist Wole Soyinka, the Senegalese filmmaker Ousmane Sembène and the Martinique playwright Aimé Césaire, who premiered the English version of The Tragedy of King Christophe in Ife for the occasion.