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Afripedia: Africa’s contemporary culture scene

Our friends at Stocktown recently launched a brand new project that we are ecstatic about. Roving throughout the continent this series hopes to captures Africa's full range of cultural and artistic scenes. Afripedia is an on-going documentary-project covering Africa’s contemporary culture scene. It covers the most significant and prominent creators…
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African Metropolis: Six Stories from Six African Cities

May 2014 will see the launch of African Metropolis at cinemas in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The compilation of six short fiction films, set in six major African cities, tells urban tales about life in African metropolises. Screenings start on 9 May at The Bioscope in Johannesburg and on 30 May at Labia…
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Kuona Trust

Kenya Founded in 1995, Kuona Trust has been recognized for facilitating numerous amount of creative platforms in East Africa. About Kuona was established in 1995 and has been in the forefront of developing the visual art scene in Kenya in the last 17 years with at least 1,000 artists participating…
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Wanuri Kahiu

"What’s been really great is that the majority of the filmmakers coming from Kenya are women. So, that’s broken all those barriers of “What’s it like to be a woman [in the film industry]?” ’Cause my standard answer is that I’ve never been a man." - Wanuri Kahiu: 'In Kenya,…
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Ng’endo Mukii, Animator & Filmmaker

"I do sometimes feel that there is an expectation that, as an African director, I must focus on certain social issues deemed as ‘African’, and that other content beyond this scope is seen as not ‘African enough’. I can understand why this pressure would exist, but I feel it limits our creativity and even…
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Legio Maria

Contributor: Elizabeth Chege Legio Maria (Latin for ‘Legion of Mary’), is a series of photographs by Andre Epstein. This set of photographs portrays the followers of a Legio Maria church located in Kibera slum, Nairobi. The Legio Maria church represents the continuation of a Luo community response to Christianity seen in its colonial form, and the control exercised…
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The New African Photography

Premiering 22 April 2013 on Al Jazeera English on Artscape, The New African Photography looks at this fast-changing continent through the eyes of its most acute observers: its photographers. Few regions remain as photographically misrepresented as Africa, but this six-part series profiles the continent’s latest generation of photographers, who are taking back control of their image…
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