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SAMBIZANGA

Directed by Sarah Maldoror
Angola, 1972
Drama

Synopsis

Filmed in the Angola of 1961, Sambizanga is Sarah Maldoror’s first film, co-written by her husband, a leader in the Angolan resistance. The story focuses of a happy young African couple; one day the husband is arrested for political reasons and interrogated in the dreaded Luanda prison.

Synopsis

Filmed in the Angola of 1961, Sambizanga is Sarah Maldoror’s first film, co-written by her husband, a leader in the Angolan resistance. The story focuses of a happy young African couple; one day the husband is arrested for political reasons and interrogated in the dreaded Luanda prison.

SambizangaDirected bySarah Maldoror

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
1973 | 2 wins including: Interfilm Award - Recommendation (Forum of New Cinema)

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