Dare Olaitan’s film Ojukokoro gets some room to breathe in New York, after being stifled at the box office in Lagos.
Burkinabe filmmaker Idrissa Ouédraogo was a singular talent in African cinema. His films championed marginalized people and cultures.
How the celebrated film Black Panther stacks up in its depiction of decolonized African feminism.
Solomon Mahlangu was a famed liberation fighter in South Africa hanged by Apartheid in 1979. His legacy is the subject of a new film.
Why is the cultural life of Black Panther's Wakanda so devoid of its own, special brand of artifacts, fashion and language?
Long before Walter Rodney wrote 'How Europe Underdeveloped Africa,' he was profoundly shaped by his studies in Jamaica.
When a woman announces to her husband, via text message, that she wants a divorce, and
The first, unsettling moment in director Aryan Kaganof’s “Metalepsis in Black” comes early as the film depicts academics and student activists strolling into an anonymous conference room to prepare for
You are bound to be inundated by all manner of readings of “Isoken,” Jadesola Osiberu’s new Nollywood rom-com, the majority of them feminist.
“What are the ingredients that make up a life?” wonders filmmaker Eva Munyiri at the beginning
Inseparable from the photographic images of world-renowned South African photographer David Goldblatt, are values. Values, like
An in-depth look at the life and times of Winnie Mandela largely in her own words.
The first genocide of the 20th century took place between 1904 and 1908 when a German
In Kisangani, the third largest city of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and the capital
When he was fifteen, the Gabonese Luc Bendza embarked on his life journey to China to
Obinna Ukwuani, the MIT graduate and self-described “education entrepreneur” wasn’t born in Nigeria, but claims a
The prominence of Nigerian film on the 2016 film festival circuit represents something of a sea
Following the Democratic Republic of Congo’s highly politicized implementation of its decentralization policy–also known as découpage—a
As with our last movie night post, we need to start with the bad news. 1.
As promised, here’s the latest instalment of our film news series, #MovieNight. (1) First up, the