Cinema Escapist

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Articles by Timothy Niwamanya

A Closer Look at Ugandan Cinema

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

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.

“Come Back, Africa” is an Apartheid Time Capsule

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