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Thursday, July 12th, 2012

The Legacy of Nat Nakasa

Guest Post by Ryan Brown On a warm July morning in 1965, South African writer Nat Nakasa stood facing the window of a friend’s seventh floor apartment in Central Park West. In the distance he could likely just make out the outline of the Empire State Building, a sharp reminder of just how far he

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

Classic African Films N°3: ‘Come Back, Africa’ by Lionel Rogosin

‘Come Back, Africa’ (1959) is an explosive film; a strongly political piece, its show the hardship, joy and pain of township life, otherwise closed to the world by the Apartheid regime's strict hold. Enriched through Lionel Rogosin’s...