BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY Amílcar Cabral
|BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY|
|Amílcar Cabral, with the flag of Guinea-Bissauin the background, on a GDR stamp.|
|Born||Amílcar Lopes da Costa Cabral|
12 September 1924
Bafatá, Portuguese Guinea
|Died||20 January 1973|
|Political party||African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde|
People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola
War for independence
|“||...one of the most lucid and brilliant leaders in Africa, Comrade Amílcar Cabral, who instilled in us tremendous confidence in the future and the success of his struggle for liberation.||”|
- Cabral's political thought and role in the liberation of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde is discussed at some length in Chris Marker's film, Sans Soleil (1983). He is also the subject of the Portuguese documentary Amílcar Cabral, released in 2000.
- The documentary film Cabralista, winner of the CVIFF Cape Verde International Film Festival prize for best documentary in 2011, puts Amilcar Cabral's political views and ideologies in the spotlight.