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us: Vieyra, Paulin Soumanou

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    • us: Soumanou Vieyra, Paulin
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1925
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1987
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Porto-Novo (Benin)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Paris (France)
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        (naf) France
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Institut des hautes études cinématographiques (France)
        • Organization: (naf) Université de Paris
        • Organization: (naf) Présence africaine (Firm)
        • Organization: (naf) Pan-African Federation of Film-Makers
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        (naf) Institut des hautes études cinématographiques (France)
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        (naf) Université de Paris
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        (naf) Présence africaine (Firm)
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        (naf) Pan-African Federation of Film-Makers
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  • Sources

    • found: His Le cinéma au Sénégal, c1983: t.p. (Paulin Soumanou Vieyra) p. 4 of cover (Paulin S. Vieyra)
    • found: LC data base 10-8-85 (hdg.: Vieyra, Paulin Soumanou)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed April 07, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Vieyra, Paulin Soumanou; motion picture producer/director, film critic, film historian; born 1925 Porto Novo, Benin; enrolled at Institute des hautes études cinématographiques (IDHEC), Paris (1947); PhD in cinema studies from Sorbonne; directed the first substantial film by a French-speaking sub-Saharan African, Afriquesur Seine; was a member of Présence Africaine and director of Actualités sénégalaises; taught at the Centre d'Étudesdes Sciences et Techniques de l'Information (Center of Studies in Information Sciences and Techniques); founding member of Pan-African Federation of Film-Makers and Pan-African Film Festival (FESPACO); died 1987 in Paris, France)
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