“I Love Kuduro” – Post-screening Q&A with director Mário Patrocínio and producer Coréon Dú
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“I Love Kuduro” – Post-screening Q&A with director Mário Patrocínio and producer Coréon Dú

Last year Film Africa 2014 hosted the UK première for I Love Kuduro, which documents the popular cultural movement of dance and street lifestyle born in Angola and…

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Film Africa 2014 – relive the memories!
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FILM AFRICA FESTIVAL BLOG – THANK YOU!
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FILM AFRICA FESTIVAL BLOG – THANK YOU!

FILM AFRICA 2014 has come to a close. Before our final goodbyes for the year, here’s a recap of yesterday’s events:   Over at the Ritzy we were moved…

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FILM AFRICA FESTIVAL BLOG – DAKAN REVIEW
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FILM AFRICA FESTIVAL BLOG – DAKAN REVIEW

Kirsty Ayakwah’s take on DAKAN: Dakan – the ultimate love story I know of three films produced by Guinean Mohamed Camara – each of which tackle the taboo subjects…

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FILM AFRICA FESTIVAL BLOG – DAY SEVEN
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FILM AFRICA FESTIVAL BLOG – DAY SEVEN

PHEW! Film Africa 2014 is nearly to a close. But we’re not sad! We have much to celebrate! We’re so proud to have hosted an astounding 86 films…

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FILM AFRICA FESTIVAL BLOG – THE GREAT SAFAE REVIEW
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FILM AFRICA FESTIVAL BLOG – THE GREAT SAFAE REVIEW

Screening with coming-of-age drama Fevers, Film Africa is excited to be hosting the WORLD PREMIERE of THE GREAT SAFAE. This experimental short already as a small following that…

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FILM AFRICA FESTIVAL BLOG – DAY SIX
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FILM AFRICA FESTIVAL BLOG – DAY SIX

What a day DAY SIX of Film Africa was. The UK Premiere of Angolan epic NJINGA, QUEEN OF ANGOLA had London at her feet as lead actress Lesliana Pereira…

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FILM AFRICA FESTIVAL BLOG – THE FORGOTTEN KINGDOM REVIEW
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FILM AFRICA FESTIVAL BLOG – THE FORGOTTEN KINGDOM REVIEW

The Forgotten Kingdom is a perfect example of what we all want from modern African film. It is an affront to what was possible for black Africans a…

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FILM AFRICA FESTIVAL BLOG – FUTURE SOUNDS OF MZANSI REVIEW
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FILM AFRICA FESTIVAL BLOG – FUTURE SOUNDS OF MZANSI REVIEW

For those who may not know, Mzansi is the Xhosa word for South Africa. When I think of South African music I think of the likes of Miriam Makeba,…

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FILM AFRICA FESTIVAL BLOG – FOUR CORNERS REVIEW
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FILM AFRICA FESTIVAL BLOG – FOUR CORNERS REVIEW

Another feature of the South Africa @20 Freedom Tour is the urban drama FOUR CORNERS. A visceral, unflinching experience, Four Corners boasts excellent performances and innovative filmmaking technique.…

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