Author: Akoroko News

UNDER THE HANGING TREE Vying to Become Namibia’s First-Ever Oscars Submission

UNDER THE HANGING TREE initially premiered at the Rotterdam International Film Festival (IFFR) in January 2023. It will be showcased at the Namibia Film Commission’s Film Week from September 25-29, 2023, where a decision on an Oscar submission will likely be made.

TALES OF A NOMADIC CITY: Ambitious Multiplatform Project Aims to Reimagine Mauritania’s Capital City

The filmmakers say they want to challenge traditional, linear models of dramaturgy and retelling of history, combining traditional methods of storytelling with modern technology to create a comprehensive experience.

IDFA (International Documentary Film Festival) 2023 to Spotlight African Cinema

The first film selections and funding recipients for the 36th edition of the IDFA (International Documentary Film Festival) — the world’s largest documentary film festival held annually since 1988 in Amsterdam — have been announced, and African stories (past and present) are well-represented.

Africa at the Oscars: Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt Submit Their Selections + Belgium and Italy Opt for African Stories — Akoroko

Eight African countries submitted films for consideration in the Best International Feature Film category at the 95th Academy Awards: Algeria, Cameroon, Kenya, Morocco, Senegal, Tanzania, Tunisia, and Uganda. This year?