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African Films in Rotterdam

The International Film Festival in Rotterdam (running till February 5) comes with a neat feature that allows you to browse the selected films per continent. The festival has a surprising amount of 34 African films lined up (that doesn’t happen often at European film festivals). Less surprising, and a bit disappointing, is that out of the 34 films 23 are Egyptian.

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Interview with director Oliver Hermanus

This year’s edition of The Durban International Film Festival in South Africa was a pure cinematic treat. I attended master classes with Burkina Faso film legend Gaston Kabore and surf…..

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The first Afrikaans film at Cannes

Finally a teaser for the film “Skoonheid,” by Cape Town director, Oliver Hermanus, is now online. Billed as the first Afrikaans film to compete at the Cannes Film Festival, the…..

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Oliver Hermanus at Cannes

“Skoonheid,” the new film by South African director Oliver Hermanus will be screened in the Un Certain Regard section of this year’s edition of the Cannes Film Festival (starting next…..