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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.
Director Sara Taksler talks about "Tickling Giants", her time filming in Egypt, and standing up to abuses of power with humor.
The struggle of finding your place in an increasingly globalized world is examined in this Gambian-Swedish dramedy.
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