The Charter Of Unity Of Africa.. (1963)

Film-document №5889 2 parts, Duration: 0:17:31, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Genina I.

Operators: Kasatkin P., Mikheev I.

Anouncers: Khmara L.

Text writers: Sturua M.


About the Conference of the Heads of States of the Indpendent African states in Addis-Ababa.

Historical background

32 African states gained independence. In May 1963 in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), in the House of Africa, a conference of Heads of State and representatives of independent African countries.

Temporary description

Africa. Demonstration in the streets. City of Addis Ababa. Streets. People read newspapers on the streets. Arrival of delegates at the conference of Heads of State and Government of independent African countries. Among them: Ben Bella. Atmosphere: Emperor Haile Selassie I. House of Africa. Delegates during the conference. Speakers: Haile Selassie I, Kwame Nkrumah, president of the United Arab Republic, Gamal Abdel Nasser, President of Guinea, Sekou Toure, the Prime Minister of Uganda, Milton Obote. Read out a message from Khrushchev. Delegates sign the charter. Journalists during the conference. Negros collect rubber, bananas. Handling of goods at the port. Police beat up black, mocks Lumumba. Negros on the reservation. Testing of nuclear weapons in the Sahara. Massacre police with a peaceful demonstration of Negroes in Birmingham. Delivery of goods from the Soviet Union in Africa. Soviet doctors in the hospital. Soviet specialists are trained Africans to work on an excavator (Chronicle).

Reel №1


Hungry, exhausted children.

Jubilant people.

Down from the flag country flags.

Demonstrations and jubilant people.

On car rides president Kwame Nkrumah.

Flags of 32 independent states on the front of House of Africa in Addis Ababa.

House of Africa - MS., PNRM.

Several plans of Addis Ababa.

Living on the streets and portraits of the delegates, meeting guests.

At the airport the delegates met Emperor Haile Selassie I.

Out of the plane of the new African leaders, including the Prime Minister of Algeria, Ben Bella.

Machines with the delegates to the house of Africa, out of the car the conference delegates.

Stained House Africa, Ethiopian artist painted Tekle.

Meeting room.

Delegates take their seats.

Gemal Adel Nasser greeted with Ben Bella - CU.

Modibo Keita, Sekou Toure, Milto Obote, Ben Bella, Prince Libya Hasen, Kwame Nkrumah other delegates.

The conference opens Emperor Haile Selassie I.

Journalists and correspondents prepare information on the conference.

On the sidelines of the conference participants to know each other, exchange ideas and experiences.

People watch a TV show from the conference hall in the lower lobby houses in Africa and in the street.

Reel №2

Speaking at the conference, President Nkrumah of Ghana Kvamme.


African incision tree to collect rubber sap.

Women carry on their heads baskets of coffee.

Bananas, supervisor oversees the work of men.

Rubber and other goods at the port being loaded onto ships.

To the President of the United Arab Republic Gamal Abdel Nasser.


Reprisal troops Tshombe with the Congolese people and with Patrice Lumumba.

Listen to the conference room.

To the President of the Republic of Guinea, Sekou Toure.


Africans on the reservation.

Police officers are African, put it in the car.

Listening to Ben Bella.

From the podium he spoke.


French nuclear bomb test at the test site in the Sahara.

The explosion of the atomic bomb.

, The Prime Minister of Uganda, Milton Obote.


Events in the American town of Birmingham: racists and police crack down on the demonstration: Africans knocked down stream from a hose, arrested, poisoned dogs.

Read out the message of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev conference.

Listening - CU., MS., LS.

The flag of the Soviet Union - CU.

In an African port is unloading Soviet vessel: from the board down truck.

A group of Soviet and African doctors outside the hospital in Africa.

Soviet excavator teaches African driving.

Work by Soviet and African workers.

Conference participants planted trees - lay the garden of friendship and unity.

The ceremony of signing the Charter, which proclaimed the establishment of the Organization of African Unity.

Page with signatures - CU.

The people on the street reads Charter exults - LS., MS.