This new Afro-celebratory sci-fi trendsetter sets out to unsettle and subvert film stereotypes about Africa – and succeeds brilliantly.
The family of South African sprint runner Oscar Pistorius is taking legal action against cable channel Lifetime over “Blade Runner Killer” a film about the athlete’s murder of his late girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The movie was made without the consultation of the Steenkamp and Pistorius families. Pistorius was convicted of murder and sentenced to six years’ imprisonment for the crime.
The build up to the release of JAY-Z’s 13th Studio album, 4:44, gave fans very little idea on what’s to come. The newest teaser featuring Lupita Nyong’o is an emotional prelude to a powerful visual of the bonus track.
Multi-award winning film Kati Kati described as “vibrant and exciting… A condensed version of Lost” is now streaming on Showmax
These four youths have their dreams anchored in Tanzania, Rwanda, Nigeria and Zimbabwe their home countries, but their daily realities are defined by America – by the immediate challenges in their MIT classrooms, as well as the larger social issues confronting the world outside of those classrooms.
The Eastern Cape Showcase at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, South Africa, tells the story of O R Tambo through a fusion of indigenous dance and music.
In a chat in his studio, Niyi Akinmolayan, the visionary director who created Nollywood’s first sci-fi film, talks about how his singular vision is translating into a redefinition of the African market. He recounts his battle with depression, why film saved his life, and the importance of questioning everything.
Nigerian filmmaker Faraday Okoro on the 18th of April won a grant of $1 million for his proposed film “Nigerian Prince.” The NYU film school graduate will shoot his film in Nigeria. The film is expected to premiere in 2018 at the Tribeca Films Festival.
We’ve been celebrating the achievements African women and today we introduce yet another remarkable young woman, Tomi Adeyemi. The 23 year-old Nigerian author of Children of Blood and Bone landed a movie deal with Fox studios. The movie deal is one of the biggest for a debut fantasy with Fox studios and it will be part of a trilogy.