Of the forty films made with the Lumière camera that feature in this centenary homage, only two show maps. In Gaston Kaboré's contribution we see the silhouette of Africa on a poster for Darrell Roodt's film of Sarafina!:
Michael Haneke captured television news images from the day of the centenary, including a map illustrating the weather report:
'Many contemporary filmmakers use techniques of prettiness to access the politics of world. Abdherramane Sissako, for instance, presents in Bamako (2006) a richly textured map of global economics within the visual and auditory space of an African village. (…). Sissako uses decorative patterns and colors to form a dynamic social cartography.'
Rosalind Galt, Pretty: Film and the Decorative Image (New York: Columbia University Press, 2011), p.27