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March 13, 2018

How Hollywoodโ€™s Black Panther breakthrough was 'overhyped'

Publicity leading up to Black Panther was epic. Social media went into a frenzy. Every other post that I saw was about the film. People, predominantly Black ones, were more than excited for this...

Film reveals furious rivalry over afros, weaves and braids

Highly competitive Black crimpers are the subjects of an acclaimed film being shown during the UK's Black History Month that is currently happening.Afro­Saxons is a feature-length observational documentary that offers a rare insight into the fierc ...

Frontline screening for film about unsung Caribbean heroes

A film that celebrates the unsung heroes of Britain’s Caribbean colonies who volunteered to join the fight against Hitler is getting a special screening on Monday night at the renowned London hangout for journalists and other media folk.Divided by ra ...

Afua's Diary brings African cinema to the mainstream

Set in the UK and Ghana, this romantic drama-comedy follows the life of a pretty young Ghanaian woman who goes through trials and tribulations as her British student visa runs out.Afua Forson Brown's situation is made worse by the constant naggin ...

I, Daniel Blake: Uncompromising portrayal of rotten UK welfare system

Celebrated British director Ken Loach’s latest film, I, Daniel Blake has received ample plaudits from critics the world over including the coveted Palme D'Or prize at Cannes. Generous praise has ranged from impassioned declarations of t ...