Tag: African

Two Oscar-winning short films that push the boundaries of African cinema – The Hollywood Reporter

In Your perfect life, Onajite Johnson-Ibrahim (played by Pearl Those) seems to have it all. She’s a 39-year-old entrepreneur with the perfect Instagram profile – a fantastic career, a loving husband (played by Ahmed Ibrahim) and two smart and beautiful children – but Onajite secretly suffers from depression. She thinks about suicide. Iyawo Mi (My […]

Omen director Baloji on telling stories from an African perspective – The Hollywood Reporter

“My name, Baloji, means ‘magician’ in Swahili, a name that is difficult to live with. It’s like being an American with the name “Devil”. It’s like being assigned something at birth. My whole life I have been concerned with giving my name.” Baloji laughs. He is at home in Belgium and talks about his long […]

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