Sunday, May 26th, 2013
Here’s a couple of links we’ve bookmarked for reading and watching this week. Chadian director Mahamat Saleh Haroun’s new film “Grigris” premiered in Cannes. First reviews are up in Variety, the Guardian, Hollywood Reporter and rfi.fr. Rfi also has an interview with Haroun about his first meeting with the film’s lead actor and Burkinabe dancer Souleymane Démé. Watch one of the film’s opening
Sunday, April 14th, 2013
With this, I am bringing back Weekend Special for all those things we don't have the time to blog about or say more than the required 140 characters on Twitter.
Thursday, April 19th, 2012
We hope to build an archive of reviews of classic films in African cinema to build a resource, but also to help readers learn more about the history of different film cultures on the African continent. Where...
Thursday, April 5th, 2012
Sage poet Zoxea & Busta Flex battle it out in ‘C’est nous les reustas’: Youssoupha (a name you must be familiar with by now), Indila and Skalpovich Dreamin’:
Sunday, March 18th, 2012
My latest list of new African films or films with African topics. From now on I'll start numbering them. So this is N°1. This list include "The Ambassador," a Western set in Namibia, a sort of sequal...
Sunday, March 4th, 2012
Less than two months before France’s presidential elections, this ‘Letter to the Republic’ couldn’t come more timely. And it blew up accordingly. Kery James has some thoughts on France’s history of racism, colonisation, and the African diaspora....