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This Is My Africa is an award-winning documentary film. Directed and produced by Zina Saro-Wiwa, this quirky and unique film is a journey into an Africa that many may not know about. Created to reveal a more personal vision of the continent  by weaving together the personal memories, tastes and experiences of 21 Africans and Africaphiles, This Is My Africa has been described as a 50-minute crash course in African culture.
 

The film features: contemporary artist Yinka Shonibare MBE; actor Colin Firth; filmmaker John Akomfrah OBE; Channel 4 news anchor Jon Snow; actor Chiwetel Ejiofor; singer Mpho Skeef; author Biyi Bandele; travel writer Noo Saro-Wiwa; opera singer Josephine Amankwah; fashion designer Bayo Oduwole; playwright Dipo Agboluaje; writer Mazzi Binaisa; DJ Duncan Brooker; politician and lawyer Paul Boateng; restaurateur Mourad Mazouz; actress and film-maker Lupita Nyong'o; writer and curator Nana O. Ayim; magazine publishers Njide and Nneka Ugboma; DJ/Producer Tony Nwachukwu and contemporary artist Mustafa Maluka
 
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Credits:

directed and produced by
ZINA SARO-WIWA

edited by
BERT HUNGER

additional editing by
DAN SUSMAN

camera and sound
BEN BLOODWELL
DAVID SHULMAN
BJORN BRATBERG
SARA DE OLIVEIRA LIMA
ANNE-MARIE LEAN-VERCOE

post-production supervisor
SHEILA HUMPHREYS

production assistants
MORGAN SEAG
BEN GRINBERG
SHEILA RUIZ
EVI KOUKLINOU
MEI-FANG CHIU
TAJENDER SAGOO

graphics
SARA EL DABI

props
FRANCES BASHAM at TILT

assistant editor
ROBERT HATCH-MILLER

set design
ZINA SARO-WIWA

AFRICALAB WOULD LIKE TO THANK ADHIAMBO ODAGA
AT THE FORD FOUNDATION AND DR NATALIA KANEM.