Tracking the continent’s entries for 95th Academy Awards consideration.
Category: The Latest
Open to interpretation, it is a film essay on power dynamics that demands intellectual attention while allowing its audience to dream.
“Casablanca Beats” was Morocco’s submission to the 2022 Academy Awards for Best International Feature film. It opens now!
“Country Queen” is a very Kenyan story with universal themes that should make it globally accessible.
Fully appreciating the Nigerian-American Showtime series means understanding Nigerian satirical traditions.
Two years into its “Africa expedition,” since its first African original series, it’s time for Netflix to reassess.
A metaphor for the enduring effects of colonialism, it’s social commentary tucked into a haunted house movie.
Our Father, the Devil premiered at the 2021 Venice International Film Festival – making Ellie Foumbi the second Black female director to be selected in its history – and was an Official Selection of the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival. Stunning performances against neo-noir backdrops set the scene for shadowy characters, gripping twists, and a denouement […]
Alice Diop’s NOUS/WE, winner of the 2021 Berlinale Documentary Award and Best Film within the Berlinale Encounters category, forces a conversation about what “French society” means while engaging Diop’s body of work, as a Black woman and documentarian in France. In times when the extreme right-wing scored as the third party during the 2022 French […]