Press Releases :
Please Note: Press Releases are in PDF format.
Press Release: Africa Open for Business Premiers
Press Release: European Tour - Africa Open for Business
Press Release: Cannes Film Festival
Press Release: World Economic Forum
More Download Items:
A Letter from Kofi Annan In PDF format.
Photo of Carol Pineau In jpg format.
Producer/Director's Biography In PDF format.
Director's Notes In PDF format.
Washington Post Outlook article In PDF format.
Articles and Media Appearances :
The Washington Post, “The Africa You Never See”, by Carol Pineau, April 17, 2005
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Martin Schram, syndicated column, Scripps Howard News Service
“A Rare Glimpse at a Hopeful Africa,” April
CNN International, Inside Africa, March 19, 2005
CNN Live Sunday, June 12, 2005 and July 3, 2005
BBC World Talking Movies, July 26, 2005
news media, as well as the film industry, has often reinforced
negative stereotypes of Africa. One journalist recently put together
a modest documentary to show that Africa is much more than a
land of strife and poverty, as Manoush Zomorodi reports.”
NPR Talk of the Nation, “Seeking Good News in Africa,” June 6, 2005
News and Notes with Ed Gordon, May 20, 2005
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.”
Christian Science Monitor, “Africans Ask: Why Isn’t Anyone Telling the Good News?” May 26, 2005.
Allafrica.com, “Pan Africa (Interview): ‘Africa Open for Business’ – Stories that Deserve to be Reported,” Sept. 9, 2005
Out of Africa,” April 13, 2005
Corrier Internationale (France), “L’Afrique Qui Marche,” June 9, 2005
Corrier della Sera (Italy), “Musica Neocon: Lasciate Che l’Africa Si Arrangi,” July 4, 2005