‘Spider Stories’ – Animated Fantasy Series Set in Fictitious African Kingdom

By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act – originally published at blogs.indiewire.com. Almost two years ago, the sibling filmmakers – John and Charles Agbaje, raised over $30,000 on Kickstarter. The series is set in a fantasy world based on pan-African culture and mythology. Titled “Spider Stories: An Animated Film,” it tells the story of a royal family over thrown by a…

MADE IN AFRICA goes viral

– PRESS RELEASE | October 22, 2014 – Made in Africa follows a new generation of IT trailblazers pioneering innovative solutions to 21st century problems, not in Silicon Alley or Silicon Allee, but in the the hills around Kigali and Addis Ababa. The documentary film charts the impact of digital technologies and innovation hubs and has…

African Film: AFRICOM GO HOME – Foreign Bases out of Africa

A documentary by Aziz Salmone Fall shot within the context of the fiftieth anniversary of the “Independence” of African states (OAS 1963-2013). AFRICOM GO HOME is an anti-propaganda, not-for-profit film dedicated to raising public consciousness by opening up a space for discussion and building a sound information base drawn from archival records. This documentary represents my views,…

Redi Tlhabi on South2North

South2North celebrates Nelson Mandela with his documentary filmmakers

This Friday on Al Jazeera’s global talk show South2North, Redi Tlhabi will celebrate the life of Nobel Prize laureate and former South African president Nelson Mandela. “With South Africa in mourning, this edition of South2North is dedicated to the memory of South Africa’s first democratically elected leader, Nelson Mandela,” says Redi, who hosts South2North from Johannesburg. “Those who’ve been in Nelson…