Best Of Films

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2 Weeks in Lagos (Nigeria)

Directed by Kathryn Fasegha

2 Weeks in Lagos is a turbulent and thrilling journey into the lives of Ejikeme and Lola. Their lives collide when Ejikeme an investment banker comes home from the United States with Lola’s brother Charlie…

Ali’s Comeback: The Untold Story (USA)

Directed by Art Jones

Ali’s Comeback: The Untold Story by Art Jones, is a fascinating documentary that recounts the unsung saga that broke the boxing’s blacklist status of Muhammad Ali, the champion who said “no” to war and racism.

Dhalinyaro (Djibouti)

Directed by Lula Ali Ismail

This is the last year in High School before going to University: Amina and her two best friends have to chose what they will do next year.

Made in Bangladesh (Bangladesh)

Directed by Rubaiyat Hossain

Shimu, 23, works in a clothing factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Faced with difficult conditions at work, she decides to start a union with her co-workers.

Mama Africa (South Africa)

Directed by Mira Kaurismäki

“Mama Africa Miriam Makeba” is a tribute to a woman who embodied the hopes and the voice of Africa as no other.

Marighella (Brazil)

Directed by Wagner Moura

Co-written with Felipe Braga and produced by City of God director Fernando Meirelles, Marighella has already become a lightning rod in its native Brazil at a time when the country is returning to the far-right authoritarianism…

Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond The Mask (USA)

Directed by Frederick Lewis

Documentary on the life and legacy of the first African American to achieve national fame as a writer. Born to former slaves in Dayton, Ohio, Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906), is best remembered for his poem, “We Wear the Mask”

Sins Of The Flesh (Egypt)

Directed by Khaled el Haga

In his latest film, director Khaled El Hagar establishes a parallel narrative, in which an erotic and symbolic struggle for freedom plays out on a farm while the urban revolt serves as a backdrop.

The Last Tree

Directed by Shola Amoo

Femi, a British boy of Nigerian descent who, after a happy childhood in rural Lincolnshire, moves to inner London to live with his Nigerian mum.

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