African Studies

Babylon

Franco Rosso's incendiary Babylon had its world premiere at Cannes in 1980 but went unreleased in ...

Banel & Adama

Banel and Adama are fiercely in love. The young married couple lives in a remote village in northern...

Bushman

In 1968, Peace Corps veteran David Schickele enlisted his friend Paul Eyam Nzie Okpokam to star in a...

Daresalam

Tranquil, violent, intimate and objective, DARESALAM is a powerful film of resonant depth that "bril...

Finding Fela

Finding Fela tells the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti's life, his music, his social and political impo...

Karmen Geï

Bizet's celebrated opera Carmen receives a spectacularly bold reworking in Joseph Gaï Ramaka'...

Fela Kuti: "Music is the Weapon"

Fela Kuti is to African music what Bob Marley is to reggae: its prophet. All contemporary forms of b...

Lumumba

From the director of I AM NOT YOUR NEGROMade in the tradition of such true-life political thrillers ...

Neptune Frost

Multi-hyphenate, multidisciplinary artist Saul Williams brings his unique dynamism to this Afrofutur...

Nowhere in Africa

WINNER OF THE ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM  A love story spanning two con...

Come Back, Africa/Black Roots

In making this mixture of documentary and drama, director Lionel Rogosin’s aimed to reveal the...

SEMBENE!

In 1952, Ousmane Sembene, a dockworker and fifth-grade dropout from Senegal, began dreaming an impos...

Princess Tam Tam

Buoyed by the success of the French musical Zou Zou a year earlier, the same team created in Princes...

The Forgotten Kingdom

Atang Mokoenya is an unemployed, aimless young man who spends his days idling in the slums of Johann...

Guimba the Tyrant

Winner of the Grand Prize at FESPACO 1995, Africa's pre-eminent film event, GUIMBA is a dark politic...

Concerning Violence

From the director of The Black Power Mixtape comes a bold and fresh visual narrative on Africa, base...

The Man Who Drove with Mandela

How did South Africa come to be the first country in the world to embody LGBT rights in their post-a...

The Wound

Shortlisted for the Academy Award® for Best Foreign Language Film! The Wound is an exploration ...

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