By Sydney Levine | Sydneys Buzz March 8, 2013 at 1:00PM
Sembène Ousmane’s last film is an award-winning tribute to non-conformism, women and a stance against female genital mutilation.
Half-God has five wives. He decides to add a sixth one: one for each day of the week, while Sundays are strictly reserved for the best wife of the week.
En route to Saint Louis from Dakar in the company of one taxidriver, seven passengers, and nineteen musicians.
LONG STREET by Revel Fox 2010 - South Africa
An intimately rendered portrait of the fragile relationship between recovering drug addict Sia and her mother Maria
ZIMBABWE by Darrell James Roodt 2008 - South Africa
The courageous journey of a 19-years old girl trying to find a better life through emigration. Selected in more than 30 festivals worldwide.
VISA/VIE by Elan Gamaker 2010 - South Africa
Anna, a French emigré, is caught working illegally in a Cape Town restaurant. She has 48 hours to find a husband to avoid having to leave the country...
ADERA by Nega Tariku 2010 – Ethiopia
A story of emigration and adoption. Box office champion in Addis Abeba in 2009.
Men come in all shapes and sizes. Some bring us love. Some bring us money. And some bring us sex. Seldom do we get all three.
At Saints folks from all walks of life cross paths. What unites them is that they all have something to hide.
GAMES PEOPLE PLAY by Jake Aernan 2005 – Ghana
One restaurant, four adult daughters, two ex-husbands. No wonder Ma Getty needs a young lover by her side.
WOMEN BEAR AFRICA ON THEIR BACK by Idrissa Diabate 2009 - Ivory Coast
The daily life of 5 courageous African Women. A multi-awarded documentary by one of the leading masters of the genre on the continent.
PUBERTY RITES by Richard Prempeh 2010 - Ghana
The passage from childhood to womanhood is not easy, but the Dipo rite makes for a smoother transition.
SURFING SOWETO by Sara Blecher 2010 - South Africa
With nothing to lose, taking drugs and surfing trains might be less frightening for Prince, Lefa and Mzembe than growing up in a society that has nothing else to offer.
LOME VIVINA by Marie-Samantha Salvy 2011 – Togo
The puzzling phenomenon of Sunday crowd jogging in Lome, Togo. A still-doccie that became a festival must.