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Monday, December 9th, 2013

A Brief Cinematic Guide to Mother of George

Since last AIAC reviewed Mother of George in September, much has happened in the life of the film that warrants a more fine-grained analysis of its endless cinematic offerings. The National Board of Review just named Mother of George one of the year’s top 10 indie films, and the week before that, Applause Africa awarded director Andrew Dosunmu (Restless City,

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

An Adieu to Tabu Ley Rochereau, King of Soukous

On November 30th, just this past Saturday, the “Baobab of Congolese Rumba” Tabu Ley Rochereau passed away at the age of 73. He died in Brussels at l’Hôpital Saint-Luc from diabetic complications, having never fully recovered from...