12 minutes read July 31, 2014 The Redemption Trope in South African Cinema Come Back Africa (dir. Lionel Rogosin), Mapantsula (dir. Oliver Schmitz) and Tsotsi (dir. Gavin Hood) mark three distinct eras in South African cinema. The oldest of the three, Come Back….. Read More 2 minutes read August 1, 2012 Sight & Sound’s once-a-decade poll of the greatest films of all time Tonight in London, film magazine Sight & Sound (published by the British Film Institute) announces its once-in-a-decade poll of the greatest films of all time, “perhaps the most recognized poll….. Read More 1 minute read December 6, 2011 #DVD: 'Life, Above All' Oliver Schmitz’s South African AIDS drama, “Life, Above All,” is now on sale on on DVD in the United States. I was invited to a pre-screening of this film when it first came….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.