Film and TV

Moussa Sène Absa - Afrocritik
Moussa Sène Absa and the Trilogy that Redefines African Femininity in Film

In all three films, Absa, through his complex, multidimensional female characters that defy stereotypes, critiques…

Barnabas Emordi - Afrocritik
Barnabas Emordi: Successive Steps Behind the Lens to Becoming Nollywood’s Highest-Grossing Cinematographer

“What is important for the cinematographer is making shooting decisions that will influence how the…

On The Edge - Afrocritik
“On The Edge” Review: Temitope Bolade-Akinbode’s Drama Highlights the Human Condition With Tragic Consequences

In its commitment to bringing us this cast of characters with all their drama, On…

Love & Seclusion - Afrocritik
Orire Nwani’s “Love & Seclusion” Set for North American Premiere at New York University

Love & Seclusion premiere will be followed by a Q&A session with the cast and…

Berlinale Talents: Esther Kemi Gbadamosi and Perivi John Katjavivi Selected as New Fellows for 2024 Mastercard Enablement Programme - Afrocritik
Berlinale Talents: Esther Kemi Gbadamosi and Perivi John Katjavivi Selected as New Fellows for 2024 Mastercard Enablement Programme

South Africa’s Sydelle Willow Smith also returns as an alumni after making waves with Sunshine…

Hotel Labamba review - Biodun Stephen's comedy thriller - Afrocritik
“Hotel Labamba” Review: Biodun Stephen’s Comedy Thriller Offers Easy Laughs; Lighter On Substance

Hotel Labamba lets you know right off the bat that it is not to be…

The Counsellor - Afrocritik - review
“The Counsellor” Review: Muyiwa Aluko’s Rom-Com Has Too Many Bullet Points and No Jokes

Whatever happens in The Counsellor, it feels like the next bullet point of a plot…

Orisa review - afrocritik
“Orisa” Review: Odunlade Adekola’s Historical Picture Eschews Realism for Theatrics But Doesn’t Quite Stick the Landing

Orisa features rousing acting performances, with a narrative that is at once as thrilling as…

Dinner - Jay Franklyn Jituboh - Afrocritik
“Dinner” Review: Jay Franklyn Jituboh’s Romantic Thriller Misreads Its Premise of Feminine Infidelity

… because Dinner coddles its male characters by not interrogating the root cause of their…

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“Soon Comes Night” Review: In This South African Crime Drama, There Are No Heroes

What truly sets Soon Comes Night apart is its bold exploration of aspects of corruption…