FILM: FINDING FELA (Directed by Alex Gibney) Running Time – 119minutes Out in UK Cinemas from 5th Sept 2014 “Finding Fela” is the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s life, music, and political importance. He created Afrobeat, using that as a political forum to oppose the Nigerian dictatorship and to advocate for the rights of all oppressed people.
Toni Tones is a multifaceted woman. She is a fashion stylist, photographer, voice over talent, musician and now an actress; and she is actually good in those diverse roles. Some people are just blessed with numerous talents and she is one of those. Tones makes her debut acting appearance in the web series titled ‘Gidi Culture.’ Gidi, for those who … Read More
The top three winners in the MTN Afrinolly Short Film Competition have finally been selected. After submissions opened for Season 2 of the competition on September 1, 2013, over 400 entries were received from African filmmakers from 16 countries by the deadline of November 30, 2013. An international panel of judges in the creative industries pruned it down to the … Read More
After a rigorous exercise of screening and pruning by the panel of Judges, the organisers of the Afrinolly Short Film Competition are proud to announce a shortlist of ten (10) finalists each in the contest’s Short Film and Documentary categories. With over 400 entries received from 16 countries (Rwanda, Kenya, Nigeria, UK, Namibia, Tanzania, Ghana, USA, South Africa, Zambia, Uganda, … Read More
Remember the name because burgeoning actress LEONORA OKINE is poised to take over Nollywood in the coming months. Already firmly on the lips of industry tastemakers having been selected to star in the third season of MTV Shuga, you will have already seen the beautiful actressLeonora Okine starring in Happy Family and award-winning TV soap Tinsel among several TV and Film appearances. An intense and captivating actress by … Read More
The Pan African Film Festival Announces Call for Submissions Film Festival Set to Celebrate 22 Years of Cinematic Journeys Around the World LOS ANGELES – The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) is ready to take movie goers on a cinematic journey with international film screenings from around the globe with the announcement of its call for submissions. The 22nd annual … Read More
Ghana’s Shirley Frimpong-Manso is no stranger to Ladybrille. Known for her stellar ability to tell the modern African story, her movies are always sure to leave her audience wanting more. The drama series Peep is no exception. Watch Season 1, Episodes 1 & 2 and stay tuned for more on Ladybrille. “Peep tells the story of a trendy online publication … Read More