10 Great Films to Check Out at the 2022 New York African Film Festival

There’s still time to get tickets for the New York African Film Festival, which runs from May 12 to May 17. With a theme of “Vision of Freedoms,’ the films depict various notions of freedom across Africa and the diaspora…

Film festival broadens scope in fourth edition with movies from 15 countries

By: Randall King  Last September, the third edition of the annual African Movie Festival in Manitoba should have been a pretty dismal affair, given that audiences in the Gas Station Arts Centre were limited due to COVID-19 protocols. But instead, it…

2021 Pan African Film Festival

By Dwight Brown Movie fans attending the 29th PAFF could watch its choice programming on a streaming app or computers, versus making the annual pilgrimage to Los Angeles. The setting is different, but the usual array of international African diaspora films…

Chapter announce ‘Bringing Africa to Wales’ Film Festival

By Brooke Boucher  SOUTH Wales arts centre Chapter has announced its Bringing Africa to Wales Film Festival will be going ahead this year – albeit in a different form. Founded eight years ago in South Wales, Watch-Africa Cymru is Wales’ only…

Black Films and Black Artists Matter at Film Festival

By Dwight Brown NNPA News Wire Film Critic Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has always been a haven for black films and artists. And now, in this year of BLM, it has stepped up its game showing a particular reverence…

‘Back of the Moon’ wins prestigious award at international film festival

By Alyssia Birjalal “Back of the Moon”, the film that won Best SA Feature Film at the Durban International Film Festival in 2019 has bagged yet another award. It recently won the Best International Narrative feature Award at the 16th…

Botswana film Okavango to screen at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival

By Sundance TV Press Documentary Okavango: River of Dreamsby Botswana-based wildlife filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert, has been selected to screen in the Documentary Premieres programme at the Sundance Film festival – set to take place from 23 January to 2…