Skate-Soccer scores high at Kickstarter

Great news following up on our previous article 10 days ago on The Rollaball campaign: Skate soccer documentary becomes most successful Kickstarter movie by an African production company Rollaball successfully reached its fundraising goal on Saturday, 22 September 2012, on Kickstarter, the world’s largest funding platform for creative projects. Big World Cinema’s documentary-in-progress raised $38…

Skate Soccer: the next Paralympic Sport?

Press Release Inspiring Ghanaian polio survivors pioneer extreme sports combination of skating and soccer / Award-winning South African filmmakers crowd-source funding via Kickstarter for the documentary Skate soccer wasn’t featured at the 2012 Paralympics, but a new documentary aims to raise the profile of the bruising new sport. Rollaball will tell the story of The Rolling…

The Education of Auma Obama – A documentary film by Branwen Okpako

This is a follow up on one of our previous postings on the African Movie Academy Awards 2012, where we cross-posted the results of the winning films. We are here highlighting the winning Diaspora Documentary by Branwen Okpako: “The Education of Auma Obama”. Auma Obama has always been an activist for social justice and especially towards…

International Women’s Day 2012

(original article) >> Photo Of the Day: International Womens Day. WOMEN’S DAY: Women are seen walking to the market in Moyo district, in north-western Uganda. As the world commemorates the International Women’s day, women continue to stride further to overcome problems, centuries old. Ugandan women for example continue to deal with Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Poverty,…