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Film and Cinema  |  Creator Of New Nigerian Animated Movie Advocates For Diversity In Nollywood

Nigeria’s new animated movie – Malika Warrior Queen - made its big-screen debut recently at the 8th annual Lagos Comic-Con. Set in a backdrop of fifteenth-century West Africa, the short film tells the tale of a queen and military commander, ...
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Local Film  |  Sierra Leonean Film, Survivors, Scores Emmy Award Nomination

The Sierra Leonean filmmakers who put together the documentary Survivors are hoping to bag an Emmy Award for their creative efforts. Survivors was produced to provide a story of resilience and hope during the time of the destructive and deadly ...
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International Conservators Resurrect Africa’s First Animated Film

The Nigerien pioneer Moustapha Alassane’s stop-motion film Samba the Great is being showcased in Bologna. The Moving Image Archiving and Preservation (MIAP) programme executed by New York University and the French Embassy’s Cultural Services in New York have joined forces ...

New Amnesty International Launches Human Rights Film In West And Central Africa

Two years following the launch of its Brave Campaign, Amnesty International is rolling out a film that will document the courage of human rights defenders from West and Central Africa. The thought-provoking film “Brave: Human Rights Defenders In West And ...

New Zimbabwean Film Encourages Community Development

In a bid to encourage community development and bring home a vision of a beautiful and model world-class city, Zimbabwean filmmaker Jack Chimbetete recently launch his documentary “The Greater Des Moines Story” at Batanai Gardens. The Jacks Shack International (JSI) ...

Senegalese Director’s Film ‘Atlantique’ Chosen For Cannes Film Festival

Atlantique, the film debut by the French-Senegalese movie director Mati Diop, will be vying for the prestigious Palme d’Or. This goes in history as the first time that a film directed by a black female has been chosen for the ...

South African Film Wins Big At International Wildlife Film Festival

The South African film, Stroop - Journey Into the Rhino Horn War, has won the sought-after 'Best of Festival' award along with the 'Best Independent or Feature Film' at the International Wildlife Film Festival (IWFF). The annual festival which recently ...

China Collaborates In African Co-Production ‘No Man’s Land’

No Man’s Land is a film mainly set in China’s Qinghai Province, situated in the amazing foothills of the Himalayas, as well as the wetlands of Gauteng, South Africa. The movie is a story about a conservationist who fights tooth ...

Canada’s Hot Docs Film Festival To Showcase Mozambican Documentary

The Mozambican documentary, The Sound of Masks, will be screened at the upcoming Hot Docs Film Festival in Canada. The Director of the documentary, Sara Gouveia recently announced this exciting news stating that the film would screen as a showcase ...

South African Documentary To Be Showcased At Hot Docs Film Festival In Canada

The feature documentary, Buddha in Africa, created by South African filmmaker, Nicole Schafer, has been chosen for its world premiere at the 2019 Hot Docs Canadian International Festival taking place from 25 April to 5 May. The film will be ...

Kenyan Film Director Secures A Project In Hollywood

A Kenyan Film Director, Wanuri Kahiu has secured a project in Hollywood after she was chosen to direct and write a new television series in the United States. According to Hollywood media reports, Wanuri will work together with author Nnedi ...

Kenyan Co-Production To Be Showcased At Series Mania In France

Country Queen, a new TV drama series produced as a German and Kenyan co-production will be showcased at both the upcoming Kalasha Market in Nairobi Kenya and the Series Mania in Lille France. With its excellent production quality and universally ...