Friday, April 13th, 2012

In Pictures: 19th New York African Film Festival

Friday, April 13th, 2012

The 19th New York African Film Festival: “Relentless”

"Relentless" is fundamentally a film about Lagos. About how director Andy Okoarafor sees it. In Okoarafor's rendering, Lagos is a hard, inhospitable city, where people look stressed out, always hustling. They're always on the move. But Okoarafor also...

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

The 19th New York African Film Festival: April 11-17

This film festival–still the premier site for African film in New York City and on the US east coast–opens tonight at Lincoln Center with a showing of “Mama Africa,” the 2011 documentary by Finnish director Mika Kaurismäki...

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Music Break

The new video for Nigerian Afrobeat funkster Bantu‘s tune “I’m Waiting.” It’s part of the soundtrack of the new film,”Relentless” (set in Lagos) directed by Andy Okoroafor. The single/video features Nneka. Via Emma Arrogundade.