The award-winning documentary – now on in South Africa – follows opposition leader Nelson Chamisa. But it spends too much time in meetings instead of giving insight into the bigger picture.
The news that My Octopus Teacher had won an Oscar for the Best Documentary at the 93rd Academy Awards was met with elation in the Cape Peninsula’s Deep South where naturalist, film-maker and co-star Craig Foster lives and freedives. But underpinning the film was his relationship with two University of Cape Town (UCT) marine biologists, Foster’s science and marine tracking mentors.
As part of our storytelling project, this tripartite video animation series captures the various ways in which the pandemic has had disproportionate economic impact on the urban poor (economically vulnerable households), with serious implications on family relationships.
How a collaborative music project spanning three countries over two continents was made in the depths of a global pandemic.
It wasn’t just the film Rafiki – a joyful lesbian love story – but also the experience of going to watch it after it was unbanned that created a new kind of freedom.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the fragility of the South African healthcare system and highlighted the need to protect the country’s frontline workers and its limited healthcare resources. It has also brought renewed attention to the working conditions experienced by frontline healthcare workers.
Both Black Panther and Beyoncé’s Black is King represent a utopian vision of empowerment and connection to Africa.
Big Brother Naija continues to dominate cultural conversations among African youth. Is this Nigeria’s strongest PR move?
Lovecraft Country, a must watch landmark show is a story which grapples with America’s troubled past and present, a binary opposite defined relationship of us versus them is pitted throughout the narrative, be it law enforcement vis-à-vis policing and white American supremacy in the fray. It can be read as an allegory for the Black American horror reality.