Alan Channer

Alan Channer
© Courtesy iREP 2015, Lagos
Film director, Producer
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv

A MEDIA and Peace-building Consultant, and the Director of For the Love of Tomorrow Films, Dr. Alan Channer's most notable documentary is The Imam and the Pastor (2006) - which was launched at UN Headquarters, screened at the World Bank and in the House of Commons, broadcast on Al-Jazeera Arabic and from Sweden to Somalia, won first prize at the Africa World Documentary Film Festival and was part of the official selection at Cinema Verité in Paris. Its sequel, An African Answer, was described by Kofi Annan as "a very important film."
Dr. Channer is presently directing a United States Institute of Peace & Initiatives of Change project in Kenya, and working with the UN and civil society networks in Chad on media and mediation. He is about to produce The Imam and the Pastor in the Songo language, for dissemination in the Central African Republic.



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  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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