4 minutes read January 27, 2015 Viva Riva! director, Djo Tunda Wa Munga, on African self-representation, and opening a production company in “chaos” “A filmmaker processes images absorbed through his environment and upbringing,” says Djo Munga (41), who was hailed as one of Africa’s most promising filmmakers, after the release of his first….. Read More 5 minutes read December 20, 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….. Read More 7 minutes read October 31, 2011 Viva Kinshasa One of the most exciting films to come out of the continent recently is the Congolese gangster noir, ‘Viva Riva!’ Sean already blogged about it here when it just started….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read August 2, 2011 Blitz the Ambassador talks African Cinema Blitz the Ambassador (you know we like him) says a lot about African film making in 120 seconds. H/T:Society HAE Read More 5 minutes read July 7, 2011 A 'new wave' of African film “Sometimes I wonder: Will God ever forgive us for what we’ve done to each other?” says Leonardo DiCaprio, sullen and bleary-eyed, stoically staring just off camera. “… I look around….. Read More 1 minute read June 9, 2011 'The Best African Movie' Last week the Congolese film “Viva Riva” won “The Best African Movie“* award at the MTV Movie Awards. That’s the kind of publicity African films can’t buy and should count….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.