AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Have you heard from Johannesburg?

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Thursday, November 15th, 2012

10 African films to watch out for, N°11

And by ‘African’ we mean — made by African or diaspora directors, Africa-themed, or set in Africa. Don’t spend too much time pondering about that definition though. First up this week is Re-Emerging: The Jews of Nigeria, a documentary film (trailer above) by Jeff L. Lieberman about Nigerian Igbos who have adopted Judaism. (William Miles

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

Weekend Links

Stuff I missed or was too tired to give adequate attention to over the last few days: * Great commentary on the proposed Hollywood biopic of Winnie Mandela starring Jennifer Hudson as the mother of the nation....

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

The Struggle for South Africa

“Have You Heard from Johannesburg?,” an eight and a half-hour, seven part film series by acclaimed director Connie Field about the global movement against Apartheid starts a two-week run at the Film Forum in Manhattan tomorrow. (At...