African Film Festival 2016 | Report 2

The Saturday evening programme of the African Film Festival began with a screening of Afripedia:Angola (28 min.), the first episode in a documentary series created for Swedish television that focuses on African creative artists. Afripedia: Angola, directed by Teddy Goitom and Benjamin Taft, includes interviews and performances from Kuduro artists, a type of music and dance that incorporates aspects of…

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Cote d’Ivoire: RTI takes stock of its activities in Cote d’Ivoire’s cinema market for 2015

Since November 2014, Radiodiffusion télévision ivoirienne – RTI (Cote d’Ivoire Radio and Television Broadcasting House) has been positioning itself on the Ivorian cinema market, through the creation of two bodies namely RTI Productions and RTI Distribution. As a result of this, 2015 has become its first true fiscal year. Hence the need for stocktaking. Of…

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Roaming Cinema on a bicycle in Senegal: Cinécyclo spreads the 7th art aided by a bicycle pedal

CinéCyclo Association embarked on a tour of Senegal last November. The aim was to screen films while remaining energetically self-sufficient. They would go to more or less remote areas and most often without access to electricity. Ecology and cultural openness are the key priorities of this association. Equipped with their “Owl” and “Cargo-bicycle”, the team…

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Leading African Animation Entrepreneur, Multi Award Winner & 2 Time Africa Movie Academy Awards Winner Ebele Okoye Reveals Plans For A Feature

NEW YORK & BERLIN, Germany & LAGOS CITY, Nigeria – Jan. 23, 2016 – PRLog — Every woman in a man’s profession struggles to prove her worth and Ebele Okoye’s case hasn’t been different. The multi-award winner and 2 time Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) winner, has invested years to build a profession in the…

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Film as Africa’s key economic driver for 2016 (interview with Stuart Forrest)

Triggerfish Animation Studios walked away from the Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards (PERA) as Overall Winner, along with the titles of Business of the Year and Business with Global Reach. CEO Stuart Forrest explains how film is transforming business on the continent. […] Extract 4) Definitely. Explain how film can be a key economic driver in…

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