Nuotama Frances Bodomo


Monday, March 18th, 2013

New York African Film Festival 2013

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the New York African Film Festival. The Festival–from April 3rd to the 9th at Lincoln Center–is still the longest running, and probably most significant, African film festival in North America. (I’ve helped out on the festival in the past, so I’m biased.) It is worth remembering what the

Monday, April 16th, 2012

Interview: Director Frances Bodomo Talks About Her Film “Boneshaker” and African Globalization

“Boneshaker” — the latest film by Nuotama Frances Bodomo, a Ghanaian filmmaker based in New York City — follows a Ghanaian immigrant family taking a road trip to a Pentecostal church in Louisiana to cure their violent daughter. As the...