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It was 2011 and #MeToo was far off. It was a world where women were treated as lesser, and poor people and immigrants were second-class citizens. It was in this context that Nafi..
In Afronauts (2014), a short film by Ghanaian filmmaker Nuotama Frances Bodomo, 17-year-old Matha has been chosen to be Zambia’s first person to be sent to the moon. Through rigo..
Imagine a woman facing a mirror, surrounded by beauty items; a powerful, common image. It is ritualised: the mirror is a women’s best friend and worst enemy at the same time. Ref..
Still today in many societies, becoming a mother is the most important accomplishment of womanhood, while the inability to conceive is still a taboo. Set in Jordan, Give Up the G..
Set in Trinidad and Tobago, She Paradise (2019) is a sensitive and empowering short-film made by Caribbean filmmaker Maya Cozier, and co-written with Melina Brown. It features On..
If the premiere of Pedro Almodóvar’s first English-speaking short film The Human Voice seemed to be the event of the 2020 edition of the Venice film festival, In My Room is I bel..
“There’s this need to tell useful and meaningful stories,” says Julianknxx about his body of work. The London-based Sierra Leonean artist didn’t set out to become a poet, “It jus..
One year after the release of the remake of The Lion King (Jon Favreau, 2019), Disney and Parkwood Entertainment have recently released Beyoncé’s new visual album, Black is King…
A beach of white sand. The light bleaching from the sky. A girl lying on a red cloth. An eerie bassoon piercing the silence. This is the way in which audiences get their first gl..
Born on 29th December 1789, she was called the Hottentot Venus, but her name was Sawtche, better known as Saartjie Baartman. Object of all kind of fantasies and imagination due t..