Africa calling appeal for understanding /

Mental images of storybook adventures and stereotyped people, on the one hand, and genocides and pandemics, on the other, make it practically impossible for Westerners to see Africa as it really is: a place with generational conflicts, cultural misunderstandings, and power struggles-just like anywhe... Full description

Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other Authors: Films Media Group., Octapixx Worldwide (Firm)
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2008], c2004.
Series: Call of Africa.
Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.
Table of Contents:
  • Prelude: Today's Africa (4:14)
  • AIDS: Scourge of Africa (4:25)
  • Women in Africa (4:48)
  • Polygamy in Africa (2:50)
  • Arranged Marriages in Africa (3:22)
  • Women's Views of Arranged Marriages (2:48)
  • African Women and Prostitution (4:02)
  • Mutilation of Women in Africa (3:34)
  • Female Mutilation: Ancestral Tradition (1:56)
  • Male/Female Relationships in (3:28)
  • Western Beauty Standards in Africa (3:20)
  • Homosexuality in Africa (5:12)
  • Polio in Africa (5:56)
  • African Emigrants in Search of a Dream (4:23)