'Africa: Open for Business'

by Farai Chideya
Aida and Pierre Sauvalle in Dakar, Senegal, started Africa's only animation house producing long-format films. Their studio is rustic, but their animation is world-class.

News & Notes with Ed Gordon, May 20, 2005 · Among the many films shown at this year's Cannes Film Festival, Africa: Open for Business stands out. The documentary profiles 10 businesses throughout Africa, ranging from a tiny cafe to a major flower exporter. Farai Chideya talks with the writer-director-producer, Carol Pineau.

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