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Lindiwe Dovey

Réalisateur/trice, Ecrivain/ne, Universitaire, Directeur/trice de festival
Royaume-Uni, Afrique du Sud


Réalisatrice et universitaire sud-africaine. Elle est Co-Directrice du Festival de Cinéma londonien Film Africa (


Dr Lindiwe Dovey – Co-Director and Film Programme Director (Film Africa, London)

Lindiwe, originally from South Africa, is a curator, reseacher, maker, and teacher of African film. She is Senior Lecturer in African Film and Performance Arts at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, and has been programming African film for more than a decade, since she co-founded the Cambridge African Film Festival in 2002, the UK’s oldest annual African film festival.

Her book, African film and literature: adapting violence to the screen (Columbia University Press, 2009) won a Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award. She is currently the recipient of a prestigious Philip Leverhulme research fellowship which is allowing her to do research for two new books on African film.

Follow her at: (Blog)

@lindiwedovey (Twitter)

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