Unesco has teamed up with streaming giant Netflix to find and fund six short films “reimagining” folktales that will premiere in 2022.
Passed down through the generations, whispered at bedtimes and raucously retold by elders, folktales have long been a mainstay of African cultural heritage.
The Unesco report found that only 19 African countries offered financial support to film-makers.
“No, we don’t believe it because, as you can see, what we are launching is for African young creators and film-makers to tell their stories …
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