3 minutes read October 31, 2013 Who will make the great Thomas Sankara biopic? Twenty-six years ago this month, Thomas Sankara was brutally murdered. His biopic is still waiting to be made. A revolutionary leader possessed of a towering intellect and extraordinary magnetism, Sankara….. Read More 3 minutes read September 30, 2013 The U.S. premiere of Alain Gomis’ new film “Tey (Aujourd’hui)” Alain Gomis’ latest film, Tey (Aujourd’hui) is a gentle and understated exploration of life, death, memory, and the passing of time. The film tells of Satché’s (played by Saul Williams)….. Read More 2 minutes read September 13, 2013 “The New Black” Films Creatively Speaking is a monthly curated film series offering a diverse forum that highlights independent film by and/or about people of color. It is curated by Michelle Materre (a New….. Read More 5 minutes read November 1, 2012 Film Africa (6): ‘Tey’ In the beginning, we are addressed in quote. “This is a place where Death sometimes still warns of its passing. How? No one could answer exactly. It happens the day….. Read More 3 minutes read June 2, 2012 Cannes is a Country Another May, another champagne drenched Cannes festival. Soaked in the Riviera sun, there were a few interesting films screening from outside of Europe, some of which caught my attention. First,….. Read More 3 minutes read February 24, 2012 Africa at the 2012 Berlinale The London film world (and its media) have been turned to the 2012 Berlinale. As film critics and journalists flock to Germany for the annual festival, complaints about the Teutonic cold….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.