Interviews

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November 17, 2017
The ‘new look’ of Terra Kulture Arena

Into the first privately owned technology equipped modern arts theatre in the whole of Nigeria

September 19, 2017
Toronto 2017

We caught up with Chad’s Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, whose new film "A Season in France", has just world-premiered in the Special Presentations section

June 2, 2017
Interview of Philippe Lacôte, director and producer

ACPCultures+ met up with French-Ivorian filmmaker Philippe Lacôte after the workshop on French-speaking countries organised by the CNC

April 13, 2017
Abdoulaye Konaté is a major figure of the contemporary art scene

For the first time in Casablanca, Galerie 38 presents a solo exhibition of the Malian visual artist

March 7, 2017
Berlinale 2017, Africa Hub

ACPCultures+ met Selly Raby Kane, a Senegalese fashion designer, who unveiled her project to make a film in virtual reality

March 6, 2017
Berlinale 2017, Africa Hub

Interview with Ng'endo Mukii, project manager of "Nairobi Berries", a virtual reality movie

March 2, 2017
Berlinale 2017, Africa Hub

ACPCultures+ had the opportunity to sit down with Ingrid Kopp and talk about African virtual reality

November 29, 2016
Institut Imagine, Gaston Kaboré
Why are the questions of history and memory so particularly important?

Gaston Kaboré explains that Capital Numérique is fighting for the rehabilitation and dissemination of the African audiovisual heritage

November 17, 2016
“Respond to growing literacy needs”

Last September, the project launched a new App “ACP Street Libraries for Windows”. André Lima explains the importance of this tool

September 15, 2016
Daouda Coulibaly et Ibrahim Koma
Most of the expenses benefited local professionals

Drug traffic in Mali is at the heart of this thriller, Wùlu, supported by ACPCultures+ and presented in Toronto in competition

May 24, 2016
Mahamat-Saleh Haroun certainly thinks so

The Chadian director’s latest documentary “Hissein Habré, a Chadian Tragedy” was presented as part of the official selection at Cannes.

March 21, 2016
Interview with Binetou Sylla, who ensure the dissemination of African music

Born in France, the creator of the label Syllart Records comes from a diasporic generation, enamored of musical crossbreeding

February 12, 2016
René Depestre
Interview with the almost ninety years old author

One of the greatest voices of Haitian literature talks about his new autobiography, Popa Singer, which concerns his life in Haiti in the 1950s

January 21, 2016
Professionalization of lusophone actors and theatre creation

After 10 months of the end of the project, Pedro Rodrigues tells ACPCultures+ the impact and results of the various activities

January 20, 2016
CHRIS ADDY-NAYO, PROJECT MANAGER, CENTRE FOR AFRICAN STUDIES
Developing the cultural sector in the ECOWAS countries

After the endorsement by main stakeholders of the study on “Growth of the Culture & Art Sector”, Chris Addy-Nayo tells us the main findings and future steps

January 4, 2016
Wole Soyinka
One of the most powerful voices coming out of Africa

Soyinka speaks about the function of art in the age of Boko Haram, and the climate of fear caused by global terrorism

November 30, 2015
“We need a holistic long-term approach”

ACPCultures+ interviewed Peter Rorvik after the Arterial Network conference. Peter talks about the major outcomes of the conference and the challenges of the African creative sector 

November 25, 2015
“Culture should be considered in all dimensions of sustainable development”

ACPCultures+ met her at the Arterial Network conference in Yaoundé, where she expressed her views on culture and development

November 24, 2015
María José Álvarez et Dylan Gregory Vernon (Ambassadeur du Belize à Bruxelles)
Diving into the African culture in Nicaragua

María José Álvarez showed her documentary Lubaraun about the Garifuna people at the ACP Secretariat on November 20

November 3, 2015
Three main challenges to scaling creative businesses

ACPCultures+ met with Amal Mohamed at the Arterial Network conference. Amal presented HEVA, East Africa’s first economic catalyst for the creative industry

October 26, 2015
The best cultural models are hybrid ones that can convince communities to support them

ACPCultures+ met with Sophia Sanan at the Arterial Network conference, where she spoke about entrepreneurship in Africa

October 6, 2015
Aminata Lo Paye, Chargée des Affaires culturelles Direction du Patrimoine Culturel et des Arts. Département du Développement Humain Commission de l'UEMOA
A legislative text drafted in the framework of the "Digital Capital" project

WAEMU: adoption of the first community directive instituting the legal deposit of audiovisual material

September 18, 2015
“Getting a visa for Latvia was the biggest hurdle in the preparations”

A young musician selected by the International Music Council to travel to Europe for a study tour

September 1, 2015
Breaking down artistic barriers in Ghana

Right now, artists are using their paradigmatic freedom and the multifariousness of input to create art that’s breaking through quite a few boundaries

July 28, 2015
every partner will became a reference centre for the Francophone literature in its sub-region

“Literary intersections between Africa and the Caribbean”: an African-European-Caribbean cooperative project

July 27, 2015
Music helps to structure the personality and develop the aesthetic sense and creativity, fundamental to life

The Fundação Roça Mundo inSão Tomé e Príncipe is partner of the project “Traditional Music”. Roça Mundo opened last June the first music school in the country

July 14, 2015
Berlinale and Dubai Festival programmer

Young filmmakers: get started on your own!

June 11, 2015
"In order for African cinema to be better known, it has to actually exist"

A courageous and dedicated producer, Eric Névé is the producer of Daouda Coulibaly‘s first film, Ladji Nyé. A modern and contemporary vision of Malian society. The film is being shot in Senegal and Mali during June

June 3, 2015
Ama Ampadu, producer of the film “Lamb”, presented at 2015 Cannes Film Festival

"Lamb" has been produced by Slum Kid Films, Ethiopian-based company that Ghanaian Ama Ampadu co-founded with the director Yared Zeleké, whose works to support the country’s film sector

May 18, 2015
Claire Denis, godmother of the 2015 edition of the Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde and Anne Tallineau, General Director of the French Institute agreed to an interview

"I think we have an almost political interest in encouraging coproductions with other countries"

May 7, 2015
“Pacific Island countries possess significant cultural capital assets in the form of their traditional knowledge”

Behind the ACPCultures+’s funded project “Enhancing the Pacific Cultural Industries: Fiji, Samoa and Solomon Islands”

April 15, 2015
“Films aim to promote national healing and unity”

IIFF is an annual event, the only professional women’s film festival south of the Sahara

March 31, 2015
“We have been able to begin much more robust digital promotion than in previous years”

The Bubaque Festival will run from 3 to 5 April 2015 in the town of Bubaque, Bolama-Bijagós province, Guinea-Bissau

March 23, 2015
“Art as an opportunity of employment for groups of artists coming from vulnerable backgrounds”

Art Against Poverty is a multi-country project aiming at professionalizing artists in several artistic domains

January 6, 2015
You need a VOD platform that ensures a critical mass, but marketing is king

Trinidadian cultural enterprises expert Dr Keith Nurse chairs the steering committee of the 3D Distribution Project, supported by the ACPCultures+ Programme. The project’s name refers to digital, domestic and diaspora distribution. 

 

December 17, 2014
Séries africaines: un atout pour les professionnels

Frédéric Gisbert, responsible of the “professional series” project, delivers a pertinent and encouraging analysis of the African audiovisual sector 

November 26, 2014

Cameroonian theatre director talkS about the current difficulties of African theatre

May 6, 2014
"La présence en sélection officielle n’est pas un terminus. C’est le résultat d’un travail d’équipe commencé il y a pas mal d’années..."

ACPCultures + interviewed director Philippe Lacôte whose film "Run", supported by the ACPCultures+ Programme, is in the official selection at the 67th Festival de Cannes. 

March 26, 2014
"This project generated income for the whole village community"

ACPCultures+ interviewed Federica Besana, coordinator of the "Music Bridges" project. The first music residential camp took place in Vanuatu in October 2013. The second one will be held in Mozambique in May 2014. 

December 20, 2013
"The support of the ACPCultures+ Programme allowed us to create a network of culture centres ..."

ACPCultures+ interviewed Dominique Gillerot, coordinator of the beneficiary project Littafcar while Space Aimé Césaire was recently inaugurated in Brussels.

November 22, 2013
"The ACPCultures+ Programme gave us the means to freely express ourselves"

ACPCultures+ interviewed Senegalese director Hubert Laba Ndao while his film Dakar Trottoirs will be released in Senegal on January 6, 2014. 

December 10, 2013
"The ACPCultures+ Programme allowed us to bring a dream to life; the dream of combining the energies of African professionals..."

While the first edition of the International African Music Forum (SIMA) has just ended, ACPCultures + interviewed its coordinator, Cecile Rata.

October 3, 2014
"The support of the ACPCultures+ Programme is essential, and not just in financial terms..."

ACPCultures+ held an interview with François Baudry, coordinator of the beneficiary project ACP 3D, a long training in animation in 2D and 3D. The first class began their courses in September 2013 at the Institut Africain du Management (IAM) in Dakar.

September 3, 2013
Dominican director Leticia Tonos
“ACPCultures+ becomes a motivating agent for the Dominican government to support films that really address social issues.”

ACPCultures+ a interviewé la réalisatrice dominicaine Leticia Tonos dont le film Cristo Rey est en sélection officielle au Festival International du Film de Toronto 2013.

July 29, 2013
Director David Constantin
"The support of ACPCultures+ acted as a kind of motivator, a guarantee of credibility..."

ACPCultures + interviewed Mauritian director David Constantin whose filming Lonbraz Kann is scheduled for autumn 2013.

May 21, 2013
« The Support of the ACP Programmes plays a major role »

ACPCULTURES+ a interviewé le réalisateur tchadien, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, dont le sixième long-métrage, Grigris, est en sélection officielle ...

October 6, 2013
« Recognition is something each of us needs over the course of one’s career »

ACPCultures+ interviewed the winner of the Vulcan Award of the Technical Artist of the 66th Cannes Film Festival...

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