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 3 minutes read March 15, 2013 Mali needs heroes at the moment–even cinematic ones will do Mali is short of heroes at the moment. War in the north has produced very few, only villains aplenty, some of them in uniform. The same holds for Bamako’s deep,….. Read More 2 minutes read February 26, 2013 Do filmmakers still care for FESPACO? FESPACO, or as it known as by its full name, the Festival of Pan African Cinema in Ouagadougou, opened its 23rd annual edition Sunday. The theme: “African Cinema and Public….. Read More 1 minute read May 2, 2011 Fespaco Photographs by Andrea Frazzetta In late February, a month before violent protests by the military in Burkina Faso prompted President Blaise Compaore to dissolve his government, an enthusiastic crowd swarmed….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.