Watch the trailer of “The Boda Boda thieves”, Ugandan’s filmmaker Donald Mugisha latest movie

Here’s a brand new trailer for Ugandan filmmaker Donald Mugisha’s feature film, “The Boda Boda Thieves,” which made its world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival earlier this year – a project whose progress we’ve been tracking on this blog for about 3 years now, from its lengthy financing journey, through today.[…] The synopsis…

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“Four projects aimed at African-American audiences win pilot funds at inaugural Pitch Black event”

Four TV and web series that explode myths, expose hidden trauma and empower the black community moved a big step closer to the small screen after taking home $50,000 to $150,000 in prize money for pilot development from the National Black Programming Consortium’s inaugural Pitch Black event April 23. Panels of judges selected the projects,…

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“19 Feature Film Projects From Around Africa Have Been Selected for This Year’s Durban FilmMart”

New projects that I’m looking forward to discovering further, and eventually seeing some time down the road, from filmmakers whose work has been featured on this blog over the years… Nineteen documentaries and fiction feature film projects from around Africa have been selected for this year’s Durban FilmMart (DFM) which takes place in Durban, South Africa from July…

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“The Egyptian distribution company is a new venture of Zawya Cinema and Misr International Films”

Following a successful first year, Zawya cinema and its mother company Misr International Films have announced the launch of a new venture, Zawya Distribution. After the success of Zawya, Cairo’s first real attempt at an arthouse cinema, the new company will focus on the distribution of independent and arthouse films in Egypt. “With a mandate…

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