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,…

Al Jazeera to screen landmark UP series, set in South Africa

21 years ago, for ITV’s award-winning TV series 7UP South Africa, acclaimed director Angus Gibson filmed a cross-section of the country’s seven-year-old children and asked them about their lives, hopes and dreams. He’s filmed the children every seven years since: first for 14UP, then 21UP, and now, as adults, for 28UP, premiering on Al Jazeera…

A fresh generation of African leaders: Tutu’s Children

For Immediate Release A fresh generation of African leaders will be featured on new Al Jazeera English series Tutu’s Children. The four special documentaries will follow the exploits of participants in the leadership programme Desmond Tutu leads, which attempts to build a new network of African leaders who are together committed to tackling their countries’…