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86 Ratings

Africa Addio

Italy, 1966


From the producers of the Mondo Canes comes this violent document of a continent in transition; the change from white colonialism to independent black statehood.

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Africa Addio Directed by Gualtiero Jacopetti, Franco Prosperi

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1967 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1967 | Nominee: Best Cinematography, Color

David di Donatello Awards

1966 | Winner: Best Production

Critics reviews

Jacopetti and Prosperi redefined their formula with Africa Addio(1966), an impressively mounted, exacerbating piece of agit-ethnography that recorded an urgent moment in Africa’s post-colonial liberation while reimagining its implications.
March 23, 2016
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