AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

The Witches of Gambaga

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

The Top 10 African films of 2011

2011 was a good year for African cinema. In various cinema seats and at home, I’ve been intrigued and moved, horrified and sickened, surprised and hugely entertained by a group of industries that together we call ‘African cinema’ — a sign that what can be expected is anything but stereotypical. In the list below, I’ve

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Celebrating African women filmmakers

Two events in London this year focused on female filmmakers working in African cinema. This is high exposure for a demographic of the African film industry that is generally low on the radar.