Film On Cervical Cancer Set to Premiere (

2015 hasn’t been the best in as far as local film is concerned. Just at the beginning, all the submissions to the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCAs) were rejected, which saw Veve from Kenya become the sole East African representative. Then all filmmakers that had promised progress as early as 2014 somehow failed to take…


Refugees at Tense Uganda Camp Share Plight with UN Official

At the Nyumanzi Transit Center in northern Uganda, refugees greet U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi with song and dance, as well as with tales of food shortages and poor living conditions. Grandi is on a tour of Uganda’s overcrowded refugee centers. Since violence began last July, nearly 90,000 South Sudanese have crossed into […]

African Film Industry Pros Learn From Hollywood

Nigerian actress Olajumoke Bello Aruwajoye had an “out-of-body” experience when she arrived in Hollywood. “It’s surreal, it’s amazing, it’s exciting for me because I never thought I would be here,” she said. Aruwajoye is one of a small handful of entertainment professionals from Africa who got a chance to come to Los Angeles for three […]