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Mariette Auvray talks to us about her film The Keeper
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Mariette Auvray talks to us about her film The Keeper

The French director has made a new film The Keeper, a portrait of the artist and curator Cheryl Ann Bolden, who uses objects to free both words and memories. The film will be available on PAM’s YouTube channel.

The Rumba Kings: Film gets world premier at DOXA festival
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The Rumba Kings: Film gets world premier at DOXA festival

Two years after PAM told you about The Rumba Kings the film is finally being released. The DOXA festival in Vancouver has selected the film and will screen it on 6th May.

Cheryl Ann Bolden: introducing The Keeper
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Cheryl Ann Bolden: introducing The Keeper

On 7th May, PAM will be releasing the documentary The Keeper directed by Mariette Auvray. The film focuses on the artist Cheryl Ann Bolden, whose travelling museum connects people to Black history. PAM met her in Paris.

And it’s farewell Nkrumah…
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And it’s farewell Nkrumah...

In the mid-1960s the father of an independent Ghana was becoming increasingly authoritarian and discontentment was growing, particularly amongst the military. Ghana was entering a period of uncertainty.

After the sun of independence come the rains
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After the sun of independence come the rains

Ghana opened the floodgates to independence, but the storm clouds soon formed over Kwame Nkrumah’s head, caught in the net of the Cold War. Music, as always, accompanies these events. Ghana Freedom (4/5)

1956: Louis Armstrong lands in Ghana
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1956: Louis Armstrong lands in Ghana

Ghana Freedom (3/5) : In May 1956 Louis Armstrong, a jazz deity, came for a two day visit to Ghana.

Highlife, the soundtrack to a new era
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Highlife, the soundtrack to a new era

Ghana Freedom (2/5). On the eve of independence, highlife music was in vogue in Ghana.

The black star of Ghana in the firmament of independence
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The black star of Ghana in the firmament of independence

Ghana Freedom (1/5) | Ghana, the first sub-Saharan African nation to gain independence, was like a guiding star for those dreaming of freedom.