AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Salam Ghourba

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Thursday, October 25th, 2012

There’s an African film festival in Scotland

Africa in Motion, Scotland’s African Film Festival, kicks off in Edinburgh and Glasgow today. Here’s a selection of scheduled films which might as well double as our weekly “10 films to watch out for” series. The festival opens with the debut feature film from South African filmmaker, author and playwright Ndaba ka Ngwane, Uhlanga (“The mark”),

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

19th New York African Film Festival: Shorts!

Short films sometimes get a bad rap — they’re considered a “learning exercise” for film school students, or worse, they’re made synonymous with boring, pretentious art house… stuff. This year’s matinee trio at NYAFF had some fun...