Cinema Escapist

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Articles by Timothy Niwamanya

Based in Uganda, Timothy Niwamanya is a Staff Writer focusing on African cinema.

A Closer Look at Ugandan Cinema


Timothy Niwamanya details the history of Ugandan cinema's difficult birth and its flourishing present.

An Introduction to “Father of African Cinema” Ousmane Sembène


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

“Come Back, Africa” is an Apartheid Time Capsule


Revisiting the South African classic which reminds us of what life was like under apartheid.


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