Special screenings in Namibia, ahead of the film’s German release, inspired much conversation, including some heated debate and calls to action
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Watch PERISHED DIAMONDS — Short Documentary on Ghana’s Film History and Present
Directed by Anita Afonu, the film is more a lament over the state of the country’s film industry, and a call to action to restore a lost legacy.
Med Hondo Box Set — Including a Restored WEST INDIES — Released
The package includes SOLEIL Ô (1970), WEST INDIES: THE FUGITIVE SLAVES OF LIBERTY (1979), and SARRAOUNIA (1986).
Idris Elba, Mo Abudu Join Forces on Film/TV Development Slate to “Uplift” Africa and Diaspora
In addition, new education and mentoring initiatives will launch through the partnership, with the aim of creating a more inclusive of stories from Africa and its Diaspora
Netflix’s AFRICAN FOLKTALES REIMAGINED: Trailer + Premiere Date
Netflix and UNESCO teamed up to give six African filmmakers US$90,000 each, to produce six short films.
Africa at the Oscars: Best International Feature Film Facts and Stats
African films are increasingly eligible for International Feature Film consideration, but nominations remain scarce.
Where Are Safi Faye’s Films? Don’t Expect to Find Them on Any Streaming Platform Soon
Since Faye’s death on February 22, celebrations of her work abound. But there are very few inquiries into the whereabouts of her films.
African Stories at Cannes Film Festival 2023 (Predictions)
The time has come for speculation to begin about what to expect from the line-up of one of the most prestigious (“Big Five”) film festivals in the world
Feature Films: Ghana (Independence to 2000)
Ghana’s cinematic output — postcolonial years to 2000
FESPACO 2023: Tunisia, Burkina Faso, and Kenya Represented in Top Awards
ASHKAL, SIRA, and SHIMONI take the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stallions.