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Aya de Yopougon

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Tells the story of a studious and clear-sighted 19-year old girl, her easy-going friends Adjoua and Bintou, and their meddling relatives and neighbors in the Ivory Coast in 1970.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bal Poussière

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The chief of an African village, Dimi Dieu, has five wives. But as this is not enough, he decides to find himself a sixth wife. However, the sixth wife is a new generation of African women.
DVD
1988
Clemons (Stacks)
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Black and White in Color

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An irrepressible and timely satire on racism, colonialism, and war. Set in the Ivory Coast during the First World War, a group of French colonials learn that their country is at war with Germany. Spurred on by a capricious moment of patriotism, the Frenchmen decide to attack their German neighbors who reside in a colony up the river.
DVD
2003; 1976
Clemons (Stacks)
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Chimpanzee

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Oscar, a baby chimpanzee, is enjoying his life with his mother in the jungles along the Ivory Coast. Without warning, young Oscar is orphaned during an attack from a rival group of chimpanzees. Afterward, he attempts to survive on his own, and to be accepted by the other chimps. Oscar struggles until he is adopted by the alpha male of his group.
DVDBlu-Ray
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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Developing Countries [electronic resource]

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Program 20.1 visits the Ivory Coast, where the loss of its historically stable government has brought an economic downturn to this, the world's largest producer of cocoa. Program 20.2 provides a case study of one of Africa's wealthiest nations. Oil production in Gabon has declined putting pressure on the country's timber resources to provide a stable economy.
Online
2003
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Eight Films by Jean Rouch

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"Jean Rouch was an inspiration for the French New Wave, and a revolutionary force in ethnography and the study of Africa. Beginning in 1955 with his most controversial film The Mad Masters, through 1969's darkly comic Little by Little, these films represent the most sustained flourishing of Rouch's practice of "shared anthropology," a process of collaboration with his subjects. Astonishing on their own terms, now restored and released for the first time, Eight films by Jean Rouch is essential for anyone interested in better understanding the development of ethnography and the cross-currents of colonialism and post-colonial social change in Africa, as well as documentary film practice, film history, and world cinema as a whole. Included in this box set are eight newly restored films o [...]
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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N'kpiti: Spite

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The film focuses on Sebin Odjo who draws upon Moslem, Christian and traditional African beliefs in his healing ceremonies.
VHS
1980; 1984
Ivy (By Request)
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Spite: An African Prophet-Healer

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People from all over the Ivory Coast seek out prophet-healers for treatment of their medical and emotional problems. Some of these ailments may be caused by the stress of cultural change. Often Western medicine cannot cure them. This stunningly photographed film focuses on Sebim Odjo, who draws upon Moslem, Christian and traditional African beliefs in his healing ceremonies. He moderates disputes, tracks down the source of illness, and uses his powers to heal. We see a water cure used on a patient ill with spite.
Online
1985
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La Torre de Babel: Moradores del África Eterna

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A journey to the heart of West Africa. In Ivory Coast we can find almost all the scenarios in the continent. Desert, Sahel, Forest Sabana and jungles. Our trip begins at Yamosukro, in the Our Lady of Peace basilica, a copy of Vatican built by its first president, Félix Houphouët-Boigny. From North to South we will visit the most important ethnic groups in the country: Loby, Senoufo, Akan, Añi, Guere. At the Dan territory we will visit the sacred liana bridges, built at night by the spirits. --
Online
2009
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The Tower of Babel: The Inhabitants of Timeless Africa

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A journey to the heart of West Africa. In Ivory Coast we can find almost all the scenarios in the continent. Desert, Sahel, Forest Sabana and jungles. Our trip begins at Yamosukro, in the Our Lady of Peace basilica, a copy of Vatican built by its first president, Félix Houphouët-Boigny. From North to South we will visit the most important ethnic groups in the country: Loby, Senoufo, Akan, Añi, Guere. At the Dan territory we will visit the sacred liana bridges, built at night by the spirits. --
Online
2009
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La Victoire En Chantant

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A satire on racism, colonialism, and war. Set in the Ivory Coast during the First World War, a group of French colonials learn that their country is at war with Germany. Spurred on by a capricious moment of patriotism, the Frenchmen decide to attack their German neighbors who reside in a colony up the river.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Visages de Femmes: Faces of Women

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Politically and stylistically adventurous film exploring the links between feminism, economics and tradition in modern-day Africa.
VHS
1995; 1987
Ivy (By Request)
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West Africa - Ghana and the Ivory Coast [electronic resource]: Globe Trekker

This Globe Trekker video follows Megan McCormick through West Africa, where Europeans uncovered gold in Ghana and ivory in the Cote d'Ivoire 500 years ago. Her trip includes a visit to a coffin shop in Ghana's capital, Accra, a traditional Ga funeral, a talking drum lesson from famous drummer Mustapha Addy, a brush with warthogs and elephants at the Mole Game Reserve, and a trip to Kumasi, birthplace of Kente cloth where the textile is still woven today after 400 years. Here Megan visits a goldsmith who makes trinkets for the Ashanti king and then heads to the slave castles of Elmina and Cape Coast where millions of slaves were tortured until 1865. Megan's journey ends with a wedding in the village of Neana, during which masked dancers perform extraordinary acrobatics, the village sa [...]
Online
2009
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Woubi Chéri

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"Woubi chéri is the first film to give African homosexuals a chance to describe their world in their own words. Often funny, sometimes ribald, but always real, this documentary introduces us to gender pioneers demanding their right to construct a distinct African homosexuality"--California Newsreel Web site.
VHS
1998
Ivy (By Request)
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Woubi Cheri [electronic resource]

Woubi Chéri is the first film to give African homosexuals a chance to describe their world in their own words. Often funny, sometimes ribald, but always real, this documentary introduces us to gender pioneers demanding their right to construct a distinct African homosexuality.
Online
2014; 1998