Aïssa Maïga: Calling out racism in France’s film industry

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    The French actress Aïssa Maïga created a book about the lack of Black representation in French cinema and television, “Black is not my profession”. She also spoke out about the subject on stage at France’s biggest film awards ceremony. She stood on the steps of the Cannes Film Festival in front of the whole world and denounced the discrimination Black women face in the film industry. She now speaks to Eve Jackson about her powerful documentary film “Regard Noir” (Black Gaze).

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