AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Sundance Film Festival

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

First black woman wins Best Director at Sundance

The first woman director of African descent has won the award for Best Director for Dramatic Film at the Sundance Film Festival. She is Ava DuVernay, director of the drama "Middle of Nowhere."

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Africa at Sundance

There’s only film this year with an Africa-related theme in the official competition at the Sundance Film Festival: director Jennifer Arnold‘s documentary film, “A Small Act.” Then there’s a special African shorts presentation. A friend who played...