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Ottawa film scholar teams up with Martin Scorsese to restore lost African

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first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Facebook Advertisement Advertisement Login/Register With: An African film scholar in Ottawa is working to locate, restore and disseminate films from his home continent — with the help of legendary American director Martin Scorsese.The African Film Heritage Project, a joint program from UNESCO, Martin Scorsese’s Film Foundation World Cinema Project and the Fédération Panafricaine des Cinéastes, aims to preserve culturally significant movies and allow more Africans to see themselves on the silver screen.Lifelong cinephile Aboubakar Sanogo says it’s an unfortunate reality that people can spend their entire lives in Africa without seeing some of the continent’s most famous films. Advertisement READ MORE Twitterlast_img read more