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Ghana Takes Tribeca: Behind the Scenes of New Film childreN of the mountaiN
3 years ago

Ghana Takes Tribeca: Behind the Scenes of New Film childreN of the mountaiN

New film childreN of the mountaiN is the tale of a mother’s love, hope, and acceptance for her child born with a cleft palate and cerebral palsy. In Ghana, children …
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African Futures Festival
4 years ago

African Futures Festival

This month, the Goethe-Institut will celebrate the future of Africa through the African Futures Festival, a network of three interdisciplinary festivals in Johannesburg, Lagos, and Nairobi that will …
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50 Africans, 1 Question
4 years ago

50 Africans, 1 Question

In short film Fifty People, One Question, fifty random people are asked a single question in the aim of highlighting human connection. Inspired by the film, London-based media firm Hona …
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Sea of Ash: A Short Film on the Mediterranean Migrant Crisis
4 years ago

Sea of Ash: A Short Film on the Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

Michael MacGarry’s new film, Sea of Ash, delves deep into one of the most pressing issues of our time—the ongoing Mediterranean migrant crisis. In thirteen minutes, MacGarry tells …
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Drum Beat Journey: From the South Side to Senegal
4 years ago

Drum Beat Journey: From the South Side to Senegal

From buckets to sabars, drums build bridges across the diaspora. Drum Beat Journey is a new documentary following a group of young bucket drummers from South Side Chicago as they …
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Lessons from Nairobi’s European Film Festival
4 years ago

Lessons from Nairobi’s European Film Festival

Studies show that one can enhance the experience of watching a movie by watching it with other people, even if they are strangers. However, most movie-goers in Nairobi …
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Exploring Digital Art with Barbara Muriungi
7 years ago

Exploring Digital Art with Barbara Muriungi

 Barbara Muriungi is a Kenyan designer, animator, and photographer whose designs have been featured extensively in the United States and abroad. In addition to her own work (whose …
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