Sambizanga

1972 102 min. Angola, France Sara Maldoror

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23apr17:45- 19:25SambizangaLast Screening17:45 - 19:25 Cinesa El Muelle Screen 8E:DÉJÀ VU


19apr20:00- 21:40SambizangaLast Screening20:00 - 21:40 Cinesa El Muelle Screen 5E:DÉJÀ VU


Director
Sara Maldoror

Screenplay
Mário Coelho Pinto de Andrade, Maurice Pons, Sarah Maldoror

Cinematography
Claude Agostini

Editing
Georges Klotz

Sound
Guy Steer

Producer
Jacques Poitrenaud

Production
Isabelle Films [FR]

Cast
Domingos de Oliveira, Elisa Andrade, Jean M'Vondo, Dino Abelino, Benoît Moutsila

Synopsis
Angolan revolutionary leader Domingos Xavier is arrested by Portuguese officers in Luanda. They take him to Sambizanga prison, where he will be tortured to death if he does not rat on his fellow dissidents. Meanwhile, Maria, her wife, goes from one prison to another to discover what has become of her husband

Format
DCP, Color

World Sales-Distribution
Cineteca di Bologna

Filmography
Sarah Maldoror
FRANCE (1929-2020)

SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY:
2003 SCALA MILAN AC [short]
1980 UN DESSERT POUR CONSTANCE / A DESSERT FOR CONSTANCE
1977 AIMÉ CÉSAIRE AU BOUT DU PETIT MATIN/ AIMÉ CÉSAIRE AT THE END OF DAYBREAK
1972 SAMBIZANGA
1968 MONANGAMBE [short]

Festivals
Berlin, Rotterdam

Notes
Restored Print
Cineteca di Bologna, The Film Foundation’s World Cinema Project

Restored by Cineteca di Bologna and The Film Foundation's World Cinema Project at L'Image Retrouvée (Paris) from the 35mm original negatives, in association with Editions Rene Chateau and the family of Sarah Maldoror. Funding provided by Hobson/Lucas Family Foundation. This restoration is part of the African Film Heritage Project, an initiative created by The Film Foundation's World Cinema Project, the FEPACI and UNESCO - in collaboration with Cineteca di Bologna - to help locate, restore and disseminate African cinema.

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