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O Mundo em Imagens II

This trilingual DVD-edition O Mundo em Imagens - Filmes do Arquivo do Instituto Nacional de Audiovisual e Cinema (dt: Bilderwelten - Filme aus dem Archiv des INAC / engl: Views of the World - Films from the Archive of INAC) contains a selection of 27 episodes of the Kuxa Kanema newsreels (No. 1-10; 13-30) produced by the INC (later: INAC). "Kuxa Kanema or “The Birth of Cinema” was a newsreel produced and distributed by the “Instituto Nacional de Cinema” (INC, i.e. National Institute of Cinema) of Mozambique that lasted, with a few intermissions, from 1978 to 1987. In the 1970s and 1980s it wa the aim of the INC, the Instituto Nacional de Cinema predecessing the INAC, to produce images from and about Mozambique and thus to strengthen the country's own cultural history and to enable its contribution to the intercultural dialogue.

This extended DVD-edition was comissioned by the university of Bayreuth and funded by the program "Kulturerhalt" (Preservation of cultural heritage) of the Federal Foreign Office. It is an cooperation between INAC, the department o Romance Studies of the university of Bayreuth (under the direction of Prof. Dr. Ute Fendler), the Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, and ICMA (Instituto Cultural Mocambique-Alemanha), Maputo.

For all questions regarding this DVD, including purchase information, please contact Prof.Dr. Ute Fendler at Bayreuth University. Prof. Fendler is the initiator and research coordinator of this project.

Arcadia Filmproduktion was responsible for the DVD-production: project-coordination, digitization, digital film-restoration, subtitling and revision; the layout was created by Bettina Grünert, lichtgruen.de.

DOWNLOAD here the trilingual booklet of this production.

Coordination, digitization, digital film-restoration, subtitling, revision and layout. Commissioned by the University of Bayreuth, funded by the Federal Foreign Office.