2 minutes read April 5, 2013 5 Films to Watch at the Pan-African Film Festival of Cannes The 10th edition of the International Pan-African film festival in Cannes, France goes from April 17-21. If you’re lucky enough to attend, here are five films on our radar. Dialemi….. 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 5 minutes read May 8, 2012 ‘We’ve always been migrating’ Bentley Brown, director of the exciting new film ‘Faisal Goes West’, spoke with me about migration, building a cinematic bridge between Sudan and America, and lawyers turned pizza delivery boys. Read More 5 minutes read December 20, 2011 The Top 10 African films of 2011 2011 was a good year for African cinema. In various cinema seats and at home, I’ve been intrigued and moved, horrified and sickened, surprised and hugely entertained by a group….. Read More 7 minutes read August 5, 2011 Interview with director Oliver Hermanus This year’s edition of The Durban International Film Festival in South Africa was a pure cinematic treat. I attended master classes with Burkina Faso film legend Gaston Kabore and surf….. Read More 2 minutes read May 17, 2011 The first Afrikaans film at Cannes Finally a teaser for the film “Skoonheid,” by Cape Town director, Oliver Hermanus, is now online. Billed as the first Afrikaans film to compete at the Cannes Film Festival, the….. Read More 1 minute read April 18, 2011 Oliver Hermanus at Cannes “Skoonheid,” the new film by South African director Oliver Hermanus will be screened in the Un Certain Regard section of this year’s edition of the Cannes Film Festival (starting next….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.