Cinema + Drama

BFI screening: Dear White People

October 14, 2014

On Friday night as part of the BFI London Film Festival, I had the pleasure of watching one of the three screenings of Dear White People with Gabrielle Smith of TheNuBlack. I am going to try really hard to articulate this,…

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Trucking in Africa

July 5, 2013

These days, I am all over VICE documentaries. I have watched pretty much all of the African related episodes like Africa’s Moonshine Epidemic, Nigeria Fashion Week – God vs Gay People and Caribbean Fashion Week – Dance Hall and Skin Bleaching….

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37th State presents: Lady in the Water

December 5, 2012

I always go around and around in circles with my Mum over this issue of spirits in Africa − I am talking about the spiritual myths, juju, witchcraft and so forth. I find it hard to believe some of stories −…

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An Oversimplification of her Beauty – Terence Nance

October 8, 2012

I have a thing for beautiful titles and ‘An Oversimplification of her Beauty‘ is so poignantly wonderful that immediately when I heard about this film I knew I wanted to watch it on the basis of the title alone. An Oversimplification…

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