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2014 Berlinale Shorts Include Latest Works By Frances Bodomo, Najy Esmail + 'Noye’s Fludde'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 13, 2014 12:09 PM
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2014 Berlinale Shorts Include Latest Works By Frances Bodomo, Najy Esmail + 'Noye’s Fludde'

Watch Now: Congolese Teen Rachel Mwanza Wins Best Actress Award At Berlinale International Film Festival

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 21, 2012 5:43 PM
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The 62nd Berlinale International Film Festival awards ceremony occurred Saturday (Feb. 18th) and one delightful surprise that took place was Congolese native and newcomer Rachel Mwanza's "Best Actress" win for her role in the dramatic film War Witch (aka Rebelle).

Berlinale 2012 Review - Teddy Award Winner For Best Documentary "Call Me Kuchu" + Trailer

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 18, 2012 12:39 PM
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Berlinale 2012 Reviews - "Indignados" And "Espoir Voyage" (Shadows In Flux)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 17, 2012 11:00 AM
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S&A isn't attending the Berlin International Film Festival this year (although I'm planning on it for 2013), but thankfully an S&A reader, Denise VanDeCruze (The Mic Movement - Amplifying Art In Berlin & Beyond) is there, and offered to write up some reviews for me to share here.Here are 2 of a few more to come - both films that have been profiled/covered here on S&A so they shouldn't be too foreign to you if you've been reading.

Watch Revealing "Aujourd'hui" Post-Berlinale Premiere Press Conference w/ Saul Williams, Aissa Maiga, Alain Gomis

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 16, 2012 7:58 PM
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Senegalese director Alain Gomis' 3rd feature film titled Aujourd'hui (or Today in English), just had its world premiere in competition at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival.

Berlin 2012 Preview - Moroccan Heist Drama "Death For Sale"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 9, 2012 3:06 PM
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Titled Death For Sale, this Moroccan drama premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last fall, and will next screen at the Berlin International Film Festival which gets underway this week in that city; and how I wish I was there ot cover it. Next year :)