The so-called “peaceful transition” in Mauritania, from colonialism to political independence, isn’t unanimously understood as such inside the country, and it reflects older rivalries.
Med Hondo (1936-2019) was Morgan Freeman and Eddie Murphy in French. His first film premiered at Cannes in 1970. And in 1979 he wrote a manifesto: “What is the cinema for us?”
The future looks terrifying for many US-based exiles from Mauritania—facing deportation to Africa's modern "slave nation" under Trump's monstrous ICE.
A smallish woman from Mauritania, she rules the stage with a fiery intensity that only the most powerful divas can maintain.
Cast members: "We want that film to enlighten our people’s situation, we, the real hostages of that crisis."
Timbuktu, a new film from acclaimed Mauritanian director Abderrahmane Sissako has won a string of international awards,
Listening to Mauritanian singer Noura Mint Seymali’s newest album Tzenni is like enjoying a complex and
Ishilan n-Tenere is an outstanding compilation of acoustic guitar songs from three regions of Senegal and
The work of photographer Jim Goldberg who documents the experiences of people who travel to Europe to