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The 11 Best African Movies on Netflix

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We reveal the top African movies on Netflix for 2020, with film across genres like comedy and thriller, and from countries like Nigeria, Ghana, South...

Review: Mati Diop’s “Atlantics” Depicts Love Amid Desperation and Mysticism

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Mati Diop’s stunningly assured debut feature “Atlantics” documents a generation of Senegalese in need of escape.

Interview: Teemour Mambéty Diop on “Hyenas” And His Father’s Legacy

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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.

The Best African Movies, From All 54 African Countries

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An epic list of the top African films—from all 54 of Africa's countries.

Revisiting Safi Faye, One of Africa’s Most Underrated Female Filmmakers

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Looking back at Senegalese director Safi Faye through her groundbreaking film "Mossane."

An Introduction to “Father of African Cinema” Ousmane Sembène

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Timothy Niwamanya provides an introduction to Ousmane Sembène, the first true African filmmaker and a legend of Cinema.

 
 
 

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