Angola

National flag of AngolaAngola, officially the Republic of Angola (Portuguese: República de Angola, Kikongo, Kimbundu, Umbundu: Repubilika ya Ngola), is a country in Southern Africa bordered by Namibia on the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the north, and Zambia on the east; its west coast is on the Atlantic Ocean and Luanda is its capital city. The exclave province of Cabinda has borders with the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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Publications

Internet resources

Movies and images

  • Lists more than 1300 films/documentaries on a specific country in the library catalogue of the African Studies Centre (ASC) in Leiden. African films at the ASC
  • IMDb is the world’s most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content. The IMDb consumer site (www.imdb.com) is the #1 movie website in the world with a combined web and mobile audience of more than 250 million unique monthly visitors. IMDb 'movies by country' offers lists and other information about titles produced or co-produced by that country.International Movie Database (IMDb)
  • The Library of Congress prints & photographs online catalog.Library of Congress Prints & Photographs
  • A chronological list of Portuguese films produced in Angola. List of Angolan films on Wikipedia

Music

  • Discographic database of African and Caribbean music at Le MediaPort de l'INA (L'Institut National de l'Audiovisuel). Afromix African music
  • Provides access to the Dutch-language website of the Stichting Centrale Discotheek (CDR). Muziekweb
  • A comprehensive overview of contemporary folk, alternative, R&B and Kuduro bands and singers and Kwaito/Hip-Hop.Angolan musicians on Wikipedia
  • Provides information about folk and popular music in colonial times and in the post-independence period. Music of Angola on Wikipedia

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