African Cinema

Why We Need New Names in Nollywood

Whatever the scale of the imagination, conventional wisdom used to be this: that a name…

20 African Filmmakers Receive British Council Inaugural Film Lab Africa Grant

10 filmmakers will produce short films, while the rest will work on microfilms.  By Hope…

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Seven African Films Selected for the 2024 Cannes Film Festival

The 77th Cannes edition will be held from May 14-25th, 2024 in France.  By Hope…

iREP Film Festival 2024 Dispatch: Righting the Future Through Documentary

Tagged “Righting the Future: Wole Soyinka at 90”,  the iREP International Documentary Film Festival was…

12 Films Selected for the Nollywood Week Film Festival

As film enthusiasts anticipate the film festival scheduled to be held from May 2-5, 2024,…

Rehearsal - Michael Omonua - Nigerian Indie Filmmakers - Afrocritik
Film Festival Circuits, a New Frontier for Nigerian Indie Filmmakers?

As more Nigerian indie filmmakers tell their stories and exhibit and distribute them through viable…

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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…

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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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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…