The 6th Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) opened Sunday night at the newly commissioned Filmhouse-IMAX theatres in Lekki, Lagos. Filmmakers, guests, the media as well as dignitaries from all walks of life turned out for the festival’s opening presentation, the acclaimed Hollywood film, Birth of a Nation,
In celebration of National Immigrant Heritage Month, The Am I Experience “Conversations & Cocktails” will take place in Washington, DC this weekend. This promises to be a nostalgic event taking you back to the days of your African and American bi-cultural childhood. The social mixer is an event
The 23rd New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) opens Sunday, May 1st with an interactive town hall meeting at the Amphitheater of Film Society of Lincoln Center. The inaugural event, Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow, will invite participants of all backgrounds to share an on-screen narrative of family stories with the audience. This experience aims to
Idris Elba beat out Kevin Corrigan (Results),
(Love & Mercy)
(Bone Tomahawk) and Michael Shannon
(99 Homes) to take home the best supporting male actor award from the IFC Independent Spirit Awards last weekend.
A true chick-flick HIAFLW portrays modern African women, who are struggling to balance careers, relationships and love while trying to maintain an image of living the new South African middle class dream.
Half of a Yellow Sun was an incredible film to watch. A sort of beautiful torture that needs to be experienced again and again and again. Against the enchanting backdrop of a newly independent Nigeria, Biyi Bandele—award-winning playwright, poet, novelist and director—tells the story of