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News - October 22, 2010

Out of Africa

African film festival aims to show audiences a new side of the continent

by Nick Veronin

When the West hears about Africa, the news is often bad: bloodthirsty guerillas, genocide, starvation, disease. It's either that, Chike C. Nwoffiah says, or the cameras funnel images of tribal people digging with sticks, barefoot, living as their ancestors have for millennia — framing the continent as one giant anthropological study in antiquity.

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