GATEWAYS TO AFRICA
Director(s): Joel CALMETTES Contact Print page
This stereotype image of the continent has a long history. In fact, in can already by found in the travel literature of the early 19th century! But Africa is infinitely richer, more dynamic and far more complex.
It is precisely this ‘continent in motion’, its mix of race and culture that we’ll explore in the series “Gateways to Africa” – each episode goes beyond the clichés and simplistic views in search of the true colours of Africa. And what place could be more colourful and dynamic than harbours and seaports?! They are not only gateways to the outside world and its progress, but they also provide access to the continent’s historic and cultural wealth.
The ports of Africa are a symbol of its past, its dreams and its future…
1. Port Said