3 minutes read December 20, 2012 10 African films to watch out for, N°16 Filmmaker Shannon Walsh teamed up with director and writer Arya Laloo to make Jeppe on a Friday, “a neighborhood documentary.” The setting is Jeppestown in Johannesburg, South Africa, chronicling a….. Read More 3 minutes read December 13, 2012 10 African films to watch out for, N°15 The Professor is a fiction film by Tunisian director Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud. Synopsis: Tunis 1977. Khalsawi Khalil, Professor of Constitutional Law is responsible to defend the official State’s position in….. Read More 3 minutes read December 6, 2012 10 African films to watch out for, N°14 Documentary filmmakers are better at spreading the word about their new work on the web compared to fiction directors, or there’s just more documentary films being made. (Or I’m looking….. Read More 3 minutes read November 29, 2012 10 films to watch out for, N°13 Ladies’ Turn is a documentary film by Hélène Harder about a team of Senegalese women who fight to follow their passion for football “all the way from small, neighborhood fields….. Read More 3 minutes read November 22, 2012 10 African films to watch out for, N°12 Here’s another list of 10 films in the making or already finished. Two long fiction features to start with. Dakar Trottoirs (directed by Hubert Laba Ndao; left) has “surrealist characters….. Read More 4 minutes read November 15, 2012 10 African films to watch out for, N°11 And by ‘African’ we mean — made by African or diaspora directors, Africa-themed, or set in Africa. Don’t spend too much time pondering about that definition though. First up this….. Read More 3 minutes read November 8, 2012 10 films to watch out for, N°10 Here’s another random selection of ten films to watch (some of them already doing the rounds, others still in production). In no particular order: Lomi Shita (Abraham Gezahagne’s “The Scent….. Read More ← Older posts Newer posts → ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.