A Visual Peek at Ethiopian 1st Sci-Fi Feature Film

A visual look at what is being hailed as "the first ever Ethiopian Sci-Fi Feature Film". Created by Miguel Llansó, an award-winning Spanish filmmaker based in Addis Ababa. Featuring actors Selam Tesfaye and Daniel Tadesse Gagano the eerie and surrealist film features futuristic Ethiopian landscapes. Synopsis “Decades after the apocalypse…
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The Forgotten Kingdom

Synopsis Writer-director Andrew Mudge crafts an intimate tale of lost soul Atang (Zenzo Ngqobe) on the occasion of his return to his ancestral land of Lesotho to bury his estranged father. Grown used to the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg, he must quickly adjust to the more spiritual rhythms of…
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Statues Also Die

I was fortunate enough in college to take an African Popular Culture class  and African film class where there was much discussion on the beginning of African film. This is one of the films that we watched and was pleased that the film in its entirety was available on YouTube.…
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Interview with Ghanian illustrator Kiaski Donkor

“SIGNATURES” is a video series dedicated to promoting and encouraging Ghana's local and international creatives. In this new episode of "SIGNATURES”, Jason Nicco-Annan interviews. UK-based illustrator Kiaski Donkor to talk about his exciting Anansi project. Kiaski discusses the depth of research it takes to recreate and re-explore a legendary character,…
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The Maghreb

Breathtaking cinemtography of Morocco by Enrique Pacheco. Morocco is a country that awakens in the photographer a desire for adventure. From the green mountains of the northern Rif to the arid and warm desert of Erg Chebbi, Morocco offers endless opportunities to get those fantastic images that we have always…
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WeBuilt: Africa

WeBuilt: Africa is a project founded by Ada Umeofia, that focuses on using design solutions to solve problems in Africa. WeBuilt: Africa hopes to implement change in Africa with contemporary design and architectureby redesigning and rebuilding the worn outmarket stalls and eventually homes with recycled building materials across the slums of its many countries.  'Bi-Table…
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Video: Vilsco Update

New campaign from Vilsco, launched a few months ago. Vlisco introduces Hommage à l’Art photographed by Koen Hauser. Styling by Maarten Spruyt. In line with this year’s focus on craftsmanship, Vlisco puts its iconic designs in the spotlight with a new fabric collection that celebrates the rich design heritage.
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Inner Cruise

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yws511nCj0 Shot in Dakar Sénégal, Inner Cruise was directed by Tom Escarmelle and stylist and creative director Selly Raby Kane. The video is inspired by Selly Raby Kane's love of fashion. Inner Cruise / Stylism by Selly Raby Kane Directed by Tom Escarmelle / White Owl Prod. Music: Tame Impala…
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Rwanda

In summer of 2012, Mammoth spent two weeks in Rwanda, Africa filming for the country's tourism department. The video provides a delightful look at Rwanda's people, landscape and culture. But I guess that would be the point of a tourism video. You get a sneak peak at how Mammoth made…
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My Mother’s Songs

Language: Swahili with English subtitles. My Mother’s Songs, is set in an African landscape that examines inter-generational trauma. The film depicts a collection of traumatic experiences through the eyes of several young women desperately trying to make sense of their existence. This theme is connected to Africa’s history of brutal…
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