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The Best African Movies, From All 54 African Countries


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

“Come Back, Africa” is an Apartheid Time Capsule


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

Interview: “Five Fingers for Marseilles” Director Michael Matthews and Writer Sean Drummond


The filmmaking duo behind ' Five Fingers for Marseilles' discuss the decade-long journey of bringing South Africa's first Western to the screen.

Review: “Five Fingers for Marseilles” Shows Colonialism’s Scars in South Africa


The film transplants the Western genre to South Africa, offering an allegory for colonialism's damaging influence on African nations.


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