Continuing our series of films that have influenced Jackie Sibblies Drury in her conceiving and writing of WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT…. here are clips from films that highlight America’s view of Africa, from the 1980s and 1990s (Jackie’s childhood and teenage years).
THE GODS MUST BE CRAZY (1980)
THE LION KING (1994)
DUMA (2005) directed by Carroll Ballard (THE BLACK STALLION) about a white boy in Africa who brings up and cares for a cheetah
NOWHERE IN AFRICA (2001) is the Oscar-nominated story of German Jews who flee Europe during WWII and escape to Kenya