Five films pointing to new directions for African cinema — by some of the most exciting young filmmakers from the continent.
“Unlikely Sports Heroes” partially serves to reinforce the image of inferiority. They never actually win anything.
The image of a benevolent, preternaturally anti-racist “good old Sweden,” spreading its perfect democracy around the world, is fiction.
How can the Nigerian government be willing to lend treasured objects to an institution tha still keeps the shameful booty from colonialism’s crimes?
An interview with Swedish photographer Jens Assur about his exhibition, “Africa is a Great Country,” about representation of Africa and visual clichés in general.
Barely any group has been as de-humanized as much in recent history as Somali pirates, treated almost like vermin to be rooted out.
Coming to grips with historically racist stereotypes and colonial traces in children’s literature.
Wynter Gordon’s remake of ‘Stimela’ suggests more challenging possibilities.
Makode Linde calls his approach Afromantics: it use the blackface to show the connection between stereotypes, part of the same system of oppression.
It’s a brilliant staging of structural racism and post-colonial existence by the artist Makode Linde.