ZUMA Film Festival Workshop Archives of Creativity, Abuja, Nigeria: Dec 5-6 2018

ZUMA logo.jpgIn December 2018, Erica Carter was invited by Prof Vinzenz Hediger, Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, to join a German delegation to the Nigerian Film Commission’s annual ZUMA Film Festival in Abuja, Nigeria. Prof Carter’s paper, ‘Circulating archives and public histories,’ presented first insights from Circulating Cinema to an audience of filmmakers and other film industry professionals as well as archivists, curators and academics from Nigeria, the US, Germany, the UK and other global locations. Prof Carter later joined a round-table discussion of Nigerian archive policy, which fed in turn into ongoing discussions towards a white paper on Nigerian policy on national film archives and heritage.