A film by Steff Gruber

Shot on location in Ghana, West Africa

With
WERNER HERZOG
KLAUS KINSKI
STEFF GRUBER
PETER BERLING
THOMAS MAUCH
BEAT PRESSER
BERTHOLD SACK
KING AMPAW

The Amazones
JOSEPHINE HUDSON-ODOI
ANNIE WILSON
GLORIA APPAN
JEMIMAH HANSEN-ANSAH
RUBY APPOE
BETTY ENNINFUL
MERCY ENNINFUL
FRANCES ENNINFUL
JULIET ENNINFUL
JEMIMAH ALEXA LAMPTEY
EMMA ROMY ADDO
ERNASTINA DADZIE
GLADYS AHILIJAH
ROSALIND ARTHUR
VIDA OPPONG
ROSEMOND OGUAGNE
EETHEL ASARE
EDITH ASARE
MARGARET ANTWI
BARBARA OTENG-MANKA
PHILOMENA BUCKNER
and others

Director of Photography
SIEGFRIED MEIER

Edited by
BENI MÜLLER

Music by
KOJO DADSON
BLACK GENERATION

Production Assistant
CHARLES QUAYE

Production Driver
JAMES Y. OSEI

Production Assistant (CH)
VIVIAN SCHEIFELE

Sound mixed at Sondor by
EUGEN SURBECK

Additional sound recorded at
FONOCOP

Negativ edited by
ISABELLE BERGAMIN
THERES VOGEL

Color Timing by
JOHANNES ANDERS

Laboratory
CINEGRAM, Zurich

Additional lab-work
ARRI, Munich

Typesetting
HEADLINE, Zollikon/ZH

Titles
TRICKFILMLADEN, Zurich

Transcript
VIVIAN SCHEIFELE
DORIS ECKSTEIN

Production Secretary
DANIELA LENGGENHAGER

Computerized video editing
MAINFRAME Inc. / Araco Inc.

Special thanks to the entire COBRA VERDE crew! And to:

Rainer Klausmann
Walter Saxer
Beat Presser
Tom Ribeiro, Ghana Films
Industries Corporation
Pan African Hotel, Accra
Legon University, Accra
Swissair, Accra
Buchdruckerei Müller & Werder, Zurich
Max Laube
Uli Meier
Elisabeth Gujer
Felix Hächler
René Grossenbacher
Daniel Koch
Martine Grosjean

The Black Generation Soundtrack by
courtesy of CitiRock, Accra, Ghana

’Africa Rise’
composed arranged & produced by
Kojo Dadson 1987

’Solidarity’
composed arranged & produced by
Kojo Dadson 1987

’Hey, hey, Africa’
composed arranged & produced by
Kojo Dadson 1987

Produced by Steff Gruber for Alive Films Ltd, Zurich Switzerland and
Lucki Stipetic for Werner Herzog Filmproduktion, Munich, West Germany

ARD TV Commissioning Editor
MANFRED NAEGELE, Südfunk Stuttgart

World Sales
CINE INTERNATIONAL, Munich

Copyright by Steff Gruber and Werner Herzog, Switzerland/BRD 1987

Credits

CH 1987
Documentary
16 mm (3:4)
62 min., colour

Language: English, Swiss German
Subtitles: English, German

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