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Film,Reviews

Mati Diop's Transcendent Masterpiece 'Atlantics' [REVIEW]

In her directorial debut Atlantics, history-making filmmaker Mati Diop creates a transcendent film that addresses migration through fantasy while remaining rooted in reality and home. The film is as aesthetically beautiful as it is a visionary social commentary. The cinematography (Claire Mathon) and music (Fatima Al Quadiri) of the film carefully curate the ever-changing moods and...

Film

‘Black Earth Rising’ Imagines A Catharsis For Rwandans Decades After Genocide

April 2019 marked twenty-five years since the beginning of the Rwandan Genocide, when the political elite of Rwanda's Hutu people organized the mass-murder of 800,000 of Rwanda's minority Tutsi people. Last month, Rwandans around the world united through memorials, testimonies, and celebrations of peace and reconciliation under the hashtag #Kwibuka25. After twenty-five years of painful...

Reviews,Film

‘The Burial of Kojo’ Depicts The Beauty of Ghanaian Culture Through An Afrofuturist Lens

Written and directed by Ghanaian filmmaker Samuel "Blitz" Bazawule and distributed by Ava DuVernay's ARRAY on Netflix, The Burial of Kojo is an art house film with a universal message that examines the impact of intersecting oppressions on a family. The film is told through the eyes of Esi (newcomer Cynthia Dankwa), a young girl trying to solve the mysterious disappearance of her father...

Film

How Genevieve Nnaji's 'Lionheart' Revolutionizes The Depiction Of Africa And African Women On Film

“Delectable Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, looks astonishingly gorgeous as she steps out in a lovely attire to celebrate the World International Women Day. Despite being 39, and also having a child, she still remains hot and appealing to the eyes.” This is how Nigerian journalist Valerie Oke of Information NG describes brilliant filmmaker and actress Genevieve Nnaji....