La 2ème édition du Festival du film de Nollywood en Allemagne du 10 au 12 Septembre 2015

Preparations are going ahead for the second edition of the Nollywood Film Festival in Germany, a plateform to enhance the movies made by Nigeria-based filmmakers or by the diaspora. The event will take place at the prestigious Filmforum Höchst VHS Cinéma in Frankfurt on the Main, Germany from 10-12 September 2015. Preparations have shifted into…

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A Film That’s as Close to a Superhero Origin Story, Set in an African Country, as There Currently Is (Watch It!)

One of the acclaimed short films from the sophomore class of Focus Features’ seemingly now-defunct Africa First Shorts Program, “Umkhungo,” also a South African film, directed by Matthew Jankes, is now online, courtesy of the filmmaker, who alerted me to it over the weekend, and I’m sharing with you all now. The film is as…

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African Media Initiative and DW-Akademie partner to launch African Stories Programme

  PRESS RELEASE Nairobi- 4th September 2015– A new platform that will enable the sharing of high quality, PanAfrican TV content between regional and global media organizations is set to be launched as part of the African Stories project. Deustche Welle Akademie and the African Media Initiative (AMI) have partnered to significantly increase the production of…

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