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Paulette Gomis talks to Teemour Mambéty Diop, son of legendary "Hyenas" director Djibril, about living with a filmmaker father and embracing his legacy.
An epic list of the top African films—from all 54 of Africa's countries.
Looking back at Senegalese director Safi Faye through her groundbreaking film "Mossane."
Half documentary and half fiction, "Liyana" offers a beautiful narrative from Swaziland—and pioneers a new model for films that grapple with trauma.
Boukary Sawadogo has been out interviewing key cinematic figures in Africa. Here's his interview with a Burkinabe projectionist.
Timothy Niwamanya details the history of Ugandan cinema's difficult birth and its flourishing present.
Cinema Escapist talks to some of the people behind the biggest milestone in African cinema this decade.
UNESCO's Chief of the History and Memory for Dialogue discusses the organization's priorities in Africa and his personal relationship with the continent.
The legendary filmmaker talks exclusively to Cinema Escapist about his mission to restore and promote African films.
Katy Stewart explores an African country whose an artistic approach to revolution is now in the throes a bold comeback.