3 minutes read May 26, 2014 ‘Aya of Yop City’: Graphic Novel to Film “Aya of Yop City” is Marguerite Abouet and Clément Oubrerie’s first feature film and an adaptation of the couple’s best-selling graphic novel series of the same name. Like the graphic novels, the….. Read More 2 minutes read September 18, 2013 Kibwe Tavares’ short film “Jonah” I have been trying to attend as many of The Future Weird’s (see here, as well) screenings as possible in recent months. The Future Weird is a monthly series focused….. Read More 11 minutes read May 7, 2013 African Perspectives in Comics and Animation: The Agbaje Brothers And now for something completely different: Recently, we had the opportunity to sit down with John and Charles Agbaje, the two brothers behind The Elite Comics & Art Studio at….. Read More 1 minute read February 17, 2012 The Beatles, Black Sabbath and Africa in 2050 No that’s not a stadium rock concert, it’s the musical references in the introduction to a scenario report, “African Futures 2050,” from the South African ‘Institute for Security Studies’ think….. Read More 1 minute read March 11, 2011 The Beautiful Game Correction: You don’t have to be a football fanatic, be a supporter of the English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur or–for some of this blog’s readers–care whether the club has….. Read More 1 minute read February 25, 2011 Madagascar at The Oscars French filmmaker, Bastien Dubois‘ short animated film “Madagascar, a Journey Diary (Carnet de Voyage)” is nominated for an Oscar at this Sunday’s Academy Award ceremony. The film is about Dubois’….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read December 19, 2010 Sunday Ephemera No.8 Disney goes on safari on the “Dark Continent” in 1945. No comment. Via New School Thoughts on Africa. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.