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The release of Timbuktu, with a wonderful original soundtrack (BOF) signed by Amine Bouhafa (César 2015 Best Music), cast a little more light on the artisans of this craft, stemming from the African world, but absent from “world” dictionaries of the genre. Read the rest in French from: http://www.africultures.com/php/index.php?nav=article&no=13587

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Benin: recognition of Isma in Cameroon, Guinea and Canada

The curtains fell on the International Festival of Film Creation of Guinea in 2016, whose track record establishes the Institut Supérieur des Métiers de l’Audiovisuel (ISMA) through the documentary “OKUTA, la Pierre.” The film “Okuta” directed by the ISMA graduate Aymar Ayéman ESSE has just been recognised as “Best Documentary” at the International Festival of…

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The Guardian Nigeria positioning itself for a digital future with new online TV

Nigeria’s Guardian Newspapers has launched its online TV platform, Guardian TV as the firm eyes transition into digital from print which is slowly dying. Guardian TV will air both original short form video content and other content aggregated from popular sources such as Al Jazeera, AFP, Reuters, CNBC Africa, Bloomberg, Forbes Africa TV and France…

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“The Wedding Party”: EbonyLife Films announces new romantic comedy

The romantic comedy is directed by award-winning filmmaker, Kemi Adetiba, and is set for a December release. EbonyLife Films have announced a romantic comedy titled “The Wedding Party.” The romantic comedy is directed by award-winning filmmaker and New York Film School alumni, Kemi Adetiba, and will be in cinemas nationwide in December 2016. Here’s a…

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