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News : African and Caribbean Cinema

‘Dachra’ Review: Tunisia’s First Horror Movie Is Familiar but Frightening

On-screen texts bookending “Dachra” claim this thriller is “inspired by true events,” and that “in North Africa hundreds of children are victims of acts of witchcraft.” Nonetheless, one might be forgiven for assuming this purported first-ever Tunisian foray into horror cinema is drawn less from local crimes or superstitions than from the familiar genre tropes […] (webremix.info)


‘F9’ Stars Vin Diesel, Charlize Theron React to Record-Breaking Box Office Debut: ‘Cinema Is Back!’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Vin Diesel had plenty to celebrate on Saturday night. Not only did he place the winning bid of $70,000 for two court side seats at a Clippers game and a Breitling watch at a benefit for Charlize Theron’s Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP), but “F9: The Fast Saga” broke the weekend box office record since the onset […] (webremix.info)


How ‘In the Heights’ Could Flip the Script on Hollywood’s Sketchy History With Latino Culture (webremix.info)


Official Trailer for 'Sing, Freetown' Documentary About Sierra Leone

"We need to move this nation forward... That will lead into a brighter, better future." Insight Films has released the first official trailer for a documentary film titled Sing, Freetown, from doc filmmaker Clive Patterson. This is premiering at the Sheffield DocFest coming up in a few weeks, then it opens in the cinema in the UK later in June. The doc film follows an Emmy winning investigative journalist from Sierra Leone, named Sorious Samura, who's grown tired telling negative stories about Africa. He embarks on a journey with his best friend, Sierra Leone's most famous playwright – Charlie Haffner, to create an epic work of national theatre – a play to reclaim their country from negative media narratives and the damaging legacy of colonial rule. It doesn't go as planned... This is a remarkably fascinating clash-of-cultures confrontation to capture on camera. It seems to explore the idea how to evolve, which way is right - focusing on the bad, ... (webremix.info)


Julie Dash, Cynthia Erivo Among 2021 Sundance Jury Members (webremix.info)


Sony Launches the FX6 Full-frame Camera in Africa

Sony Africa has officially introduced the FX6 (model ILME-FX6V) camera, the latest addition to Sony’s Cinema Line. “The new FX6 is the latest example of Sony’s drive to continuously push the boundaries of imaging technology based on the needs of our customers,” says Murat Gebeceli, Head of Digital Imaging at Sony MEA. “With the advancement […] (webremix.info)


‘Small Axe: Alex Wheatle’ Film Review: Steve McQueen Captures the Process of an Artist Discovering Himself (webremix.info)


How Werner Herzog’s ‘Fireball’ Blends Film and Science to Capture ‘Awe of the Unknown’ (Video) (webremix.info)


David Oyelowo’s Directorial Debut ‘The Water Man’ Added to Toronto Film Festival Lineup (webremix.info)


Karlovy Vary Cancels 2020 Film Festival Over Coronavirus Fears (webremix.info)


‘Once Upon a Time in Uganda’: Welcome to Wakaliwood, Home of Africa’s Indie Quentin Tarantino [SXSW] (webremix.info)


Winston Duke, Zazie Beetz Drama ‘Nine Days’ Acquired by Sony Pictures Classics (webremix.info)


‘The Woman Who Loves Giraffes’ Film Review: Stirring Documentary Captures Pioneering Zoologist (webremix.info)


Chuy Bravo, Chelsea Handler’s Talk Show Sidekick, Dies at 63 (webremix.info)


Arab and African Filmmakers Are Increasingly Focusing on Genre Films and Series

2019 has been an excellent year for films from Africa and the Middle East, with a higher presence in A-list festivals, and kudos for films such as Mati Diop’s “Atlantics,” which won the Grand Prix at Cannes. The “new wave” of Arab and African cinema includes a small group of films that explore links with […] (webremix.info)


Chiwetel Ejiofor Says Directing ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’ Changed His Approach to Acting (webremix.info)


ICE Theaters Launches First U.S. Location With Release of ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ (webremix.info)


Cinematographer Roberto Schaefer on Gideon Raff’s Thriller ‘The Red Sea Diving Resort’

TORUN, Poland – While Gideon Raff’s Netflix thriller “The Red Sea Diving Resort” shot largely in South Africa and Namibia, the project was a welcomed opportunity for cinematographer Roberto Schaefer due to his own memorable travels through Ethiopia. The film, which screened in the EnergaCamerimage Intl. Film Festival’s Contemporary World Cinema section, is loosely based […] (webremix.info)


Director of ‘Atlantics’ On How She Merged Migration With Surrealism and Romance (webremix.info)


Oscars Documentary Race Welcomes 159 Films, From ‘Apollo 11’ to ‘The Apollo’ (webremix.info)


‘Cold Case Hammarskjöld’ Film Review: Formless Documentary Tackles Two Topics, Reveals Little About Either (webremix.info)


Toronto Film Festival Adds Documentaries From Alex Gibney, Barbara Kopple, Bryce Dallas Howard (webremix.info)


What to Watch on 4th of July Weekend: A TV Viewing Guide (webremix.info)


Disney+ Signs ‘Chef’s Table’ Producers to Overall Deal, First Nonfiction Pact for Streaming Service (webremix.info)


‘RBG,’ ‘Free Solo,’ ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ Land Producers Guild Awards Documentary Nominations (webremix.info)


Kenyan High Court Lifts Ban on Lesbian Love Story ‘Rafiki,’ Making Film Eligible for Oscars (webremix.info)


Starz Acquires Matt Tyrnauer’s ‘Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood’ and 8 Other Docs (webremix.info)


Terry Gilliam’s Epically Troubled ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote:’ A Brief History (webremix.info)


‘The World Is Yours’ Film Review: Romain Gavras’ Pop Comedy Is an Absolute Blast (webremix.info)


‘Rafiki’ Film Review: African Gay Romance Is a First for Cannes (webremix.info)


Ava DuVernay, Kristen Stewart Join Cate Blanchett on 2018 Cannes Film Festival Jury (webremix.info)


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