AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Nelson George

Sunday, March 18th, 2012

New films roundup N°1

My latest list of new African films or films with African topics. From now on I'll start numbering them. So this is N°1. This list include "The Ambassador," a Western set in Namibia, a sort of sequal to "eLollipop" and a documentary about Kenya's version of "America's Best Dance Crew."

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

The New South African Superstar

Zahara has become the top pop artist in South Africa in a fairly short time but curiously enough, for the media, she has remained something of an enigma because she doesn’t appear to have any obvious unique...

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

“There’s a Place in Brooklyn Where Black People Live, and It’s Nice”

Comedian Chris Rock speaking about Fort Greene, my neighborhood in Brooklyn–now heavily gentrified–in a new feature-length documentary, “”A Walk Through Fort Greene,” about the black arts movement there from the mid 1980s through the 90s. Word of...