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Martin Scorsese leads effort to save lost African cinema

11/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Thomas Page

Martin Scorsese leads effort to save lost African cinema

"In 2007, I visited my friend (the director) Souleymane Cisse in Mali," he told CNN. "Our discussions during that trip highlighted for me the urgent need to preserve African films, 

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12/16/2017

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"Our American artistic heritage has to be preserved and shared by all of us. Just as we’ve learned to take pride in our poets and writers, in jazz and the blues, we need to take pride in our cinema, our great American art form.”

Martin Scorsese, Founder and Chair