Togo Film List

Title: Femmes aux yeux ouverts = Women with open eyes (1994)
Format: VHS
Language: Chiefly in French with English subtitles.
Run Time: 51 Min.
Description: Presents contemporary African women in four West African countries: Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal and Benin. We meet a woman active in the movement against female genital mutilation, a health care worker educating women about sexually transmitted diseases, and businesswomen who describe how they have set up an association to share expertise and provide mutual assistance.
Genre: Documentary

Title: A performance of Kpegisu by the Wodome-Akatsi Kpegisu Habobo (1990)
Format: VHS
Language: Sung in Ewe.
Description: "Kpegisu is a type of traditional music and dance of the Ewe people of Ghana & Togo (West Africa). At least several hundred years old, this heritage is vibrantly maintained by a performing group in Wodome, a village near the town of Akatsi in southeastern Ghana."
Genre: Documentary