Nigeria’s film industry, commonly known as Nollywood is a true reflection of a cultural phenomenon across Africa. Nigeria is known to be one of the continent’s largest economy mainly due to the success and growth of the film industry. Nollywood movies have in the recent past gained a positive popularity outside the country and are…

Kenyan film Kati Kati has been nominated at the 18th Annual Black Reel Awards in the category of Best Foreign Feature Film. Directed by Mbithi Masya, the feature film was nominated for this category alongside ‘Felicite’ a French film and the South African Film ‘The Wound’. Kati Kati tells the story of a young woman,…

The long awaited premiere of award winning short film Watu Wote in Kenya finally took place at Century Cinemax Junction on Tuesday, 23rd January 2018. The premiere which coincided with the 2018 Academy Awards nominations announcement happened only hours after the short film was nominated for an Oscar award in the Live Action Short Film…

The award winning short film Watu Wote has today been nominated for an Oscar award in the Live Action Short Film category. The Kenyan short film which tells the story of the 2015 Mandera bus attack was nominated during the 2018 official Academy Awards nominations announcement at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. This nomination comes…

The African continent has been greatly influenced by social changes, political unrest as well as tough economic transitions, besides these challenges, Africa also possess some of the richest cultural heritages in the world. In particular, over the past few decades, African film has begun to experience greater international recognition. African film is an expression of…

For a very long time, Africa has been identified as a continent known for its wildlife, diverse culture, deserts and safaris. Unlike other regions in the world, it’s difficult to find common ground in Africa. You either find shared commonalities amongst nations, or discover a distinction amongst its multitude of peoples and ethnic groups. African…

Entries for the 14th Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) are now open. The organizers of the AMAA are calling upon filmmakers from all over Africa to submit their films for consideration. The AMAA also dubbed the African Oscars celebrates African filmmakers and achievements in the African Film industry which has made remarkable strides over the…

Over the last few years the art of acting in Kenya has really evolved. More upcoming actors have become more driven to nurture and embrace acting as a career. It is worth noting that in order for one to kick start a career in acting a lot of aspects need to be taken into consideration.…