Film and TV

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The Nollywood Mystery Thriller: Sometimes It’s Elementary, and Sometimes There’s None

The mystery genre requires a step-by-step layering of evidence, only somewhat contorted to create a…

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Sundance 2024: In Daphne Matziaraki and Peter Murimi’s “The Battle for Laikipia”, Climate Change Adds Salt to Festering Sociopolitical Wounds

When a severe drought strikes one of Kenya’s wildlife conservation havens, the ripple effect triggers…

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Six African Titles to Screen at the 22nd Dublin International Film Festival

CJ ‘Fiery’ Obasi’s Mami Wata, Ben Hania’s Four Daughters, Baloji’s Omen, Kamal Lazraq’s Hounds, Mohamed…

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Kenyan Mental Health-Themed Film, “Act of Love” to Screen at The Alchemist Screen in Nairobi

Act of Love is also open for licensing to Video on Demand (VOD), television, and…

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Sundance 2024: Shuchi Talati’s “Girls Will Be Girls” Is a Scintillating Coming-of-Age Debut

For Girls Will Be Girls, her first feature film, Shuchi Talati brilliantly explores the intricacies…

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Sundance 2024: Bruno Mourral’s Dark Comedy “Kidnapping Inc” Flatters to Deceive

In trying to do too much, Kidnapping Inc falls apart at the seams. The plot…

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11 African Films to Screen at the 2024 International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR)

The IFFR commenced on Thursday, January 25, and will run through till Sunday the 4th…

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“Merry Men 3: Nemesis” Review: Netflix Strikes Again With Third January Cringe Fest

Whatever flashes of excellence Merry Men 3: Nemesis displays, they are quickly snuffed out in…

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African Cinema on the Rise: 13 African Titles Gracing the 74th Berlinale

These 13 films demonstrate African filmmakers’ expanding impact with uniquely told stories. By Helena Olori…

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AMVCA Gears Up for Its 10th Edition, Calls for Submissions

The submissions for award consideration must be sent to the entry portal from January 15th,…