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Florence Ayisi

Florence Ayisi is Reader in Film Practice at the International Film School Wales, University of Wales, Newport. She teaches both theory and practice aspects of film. Her teaching and research interests include Representations of Africa in the media, African Cinema Audiences, African Women and Cinema and the role of Digital Video in Community Development. Ayisi was born in Cameroon, West Africa. She obtained a degree in English from the University of Yaoundé, Cameroon. She moved to Britain to pursue postgraduate studies in Film and Television. She studied for an MA in Producing and Directing at the Northern School of Film and Television (NSFTV) in Leeds, U.K. and an MA in Theatre and Media Production at the University of Hull, U.K. She also studied for a Diploma in Television Production and Journalism in London. Her films include SISTERS IN LAW (2005), ZANZIBAR SOCCER QUEENS (2007), and ART OF THIS PLACE: WOMEN ARTISTS IN CAMEROON (2011). (07/12)

Sisters in Law
A film by Kim Longinotto, Co-directed by Florence Ayisi, 2005, 104 min., Color

Winner of the Prix Art et Essai at the Cannes Film Festival and screened to acclaim at more than 120 festivals around the world, SISTERS IN LAW is the...

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