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Monday, December 30th, 2013

Top 10 Films of 2013

To be sure, 2013 has been quite a year for film, with plenty of great stuff to choose from. In terms of African cinema, this has been a particularly impressive time for short films, making it hard to choose just two to include on this list. I’m sure there are plenty of films that didn’t

Monday, December 9th, 2013

A Brief Cinematic Guide to Mother of George

Since last AIAC reviewed Mother of George in September, much has happened in the life of the film that warrants a more fine-grained analysis of its endless cinematic offerings. The National Board of Review just named Mother of George one of the...

Saturday, September 14th, 2013

Review: Andrew Dosunmu’s “Mother of George”

From the opening moment of Andrew Dosunmu’s magnificent new film, ”Mother of George” (we’ve talked about the film before here and here), the viewer is immediately transported into a dream space – one of deep indigos, radiant golds,...

Friday, September 13th, 2013

“The New Black” Films

Creatively Speaking is a monthly curated film series offering a diverse forum that highlights independent film by and/or about people of color. It is curated by Michelle Materre (a New School media studies professor) in partnership with...

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Andrew Dosunmu’s new feature film, “Mother of George,” is one to watch

Former fashion creative director, photographer and video music director Andrew Dosunmu is finding plenty of reasons to celebrate lately. Distribution company Oscilloscope Laboratories recently scooped up the North American rights to his film “Mother of George” at...