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Filmmaker Interview: Jonas Carpignano & Koudous Seihon (Mediterranea)

Filmmaker Interview: Jonas Carpignano & Koudous Seihon (Mediterranea)

‘Mediterranea’ is a profound drama of two African migrants facing an uneasy welcome in Italy. Ayiva and Abas, close friends from Burkina Faso, determined to make it to Italy in order to find work and provide for their families. But even after they survive a harrowing journey (in which they encounter desert bandits, a treacherous

JustFilms at AtriumFlix Presents ‘Dear Mandela’ FREE

When their shantytowns are threatened with mass eviction, three “young lions” of South Africa’s new generation rise from the shacks and take their government to the highest court in the land, putting the promises of democracy to the test. Filmmakers Dara Kell and Christopher Nizza’s Dear Mandela offers a fascinating portrait of South Africa coming of age

Movie Going Public Throughout the Country to Decide on Kenyan Academy Award Submission ‘Nairobi Half Life’ Future

MANHATTAN SHORT and MovieMaker Magazine have selected ‘Nairobi Half Life‘, Kenya’s first official submission for the Academy Awards and AFI Fest Audience Award recipient, as the winner of the inaugural Feature Film Project.  On  March 21, 2013, ‘Nairobi Half Life’ will screen in 100 theaters across the United States.  Audiences at those screenings will be