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Best Charlize Theron Movies

Here’s a list of Charlize Theron’s best films!   Born in 7th of August 1975, Charlize Theron is a South African and American actress, producer and fashion model. She rose to fame in the late...

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East African Standard

The East African Standard newspaper in Kenya is one of the largest newspapers and the oldest newspaper in the Kenya owned by The Standard Group.The company also runs the Kenya Television Network (KTN), Radio Maisha, the County...

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African Film Magazine

You may not be familiar with African Film magazine but it has been one of many photo comics that has bombarded English-speaking West Africa in the early post-colonial era. Catering to the new urban youth,...

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Guide To African Cinema

Book Review by Suzanne MacRae Guide To African Cinema Guide to African Cinema, by Sharon A. Russell. Westport: Greenwood P, 1998. 184 pp This book belongs to a series, Reference Guides to the World’s...

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Djibril Diop Mambety’s Touki Bouki Trailer

Get a taste of what this great film is about! You can catch the full film on HULU and YOUTUBE as well. From Youtube: The story of Touki Bouki goes back centuries: men have always...

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Cubans will Enjoy South African Movies

  Via ACN :   HAVANA, Cuba, Sep 19 (acn) A cinematographic look at the recent history of South Africa will be offered in the 4th Sample organized by that country ‘s embassy in...

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Ousmane Sembène’s Awesome Quotes

  “L’Afrique ne se développera pas sans la participation concrète de la femme. La conception que nos pères avaient de la femme doit être enterrée une fois pour toutes. [The development of Africa will...

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Djibril Diop Mambety and Touki Bouki

Film author and editot Richard Porton wrote an excellent essay on Senegalese director, Djibril Diop Mambety’s bold experimental style of film-making. Via: The Criterion Collection Touki bouki: Mambéty and Modernity By Richard Porton It’s...