Wanuri Kahiu’s Rafiki is a tender and beautifully told story of forbidden lesbian romance in Kenya. This is a defiant depiction of hope and self expression set in a place where gay sex is punishable by fourteen years in jail.
Are you not Lisbeth Salander, the righter of wrongs? The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo? The girl who hurts men who hurt women? Those who love the grungy, leather-clad Lisbeth Salander from
Getting to see new films during a festival a few weeks before having to write university exams is both a blessing and a curse. It is ultimately great because it takes your
Wanuri Kahiu’s Rafiki is a tender and beautifully told story of forbidden lesbian romance in Kenya. This is a defiant depiction of hope and self expression set in a place where gay
Film festival season—my favourite time of the year—is finally here, and at FilmEra it is here in a very big way with so many festivals being reported on this month. With all
I just want a quiet house. I thought that if you could hear the voices, you’d be able to stop them. It’s that time of year when a multitude of horror films
White Material is a beautiful work of cinema, somehow managing to capture the ferocious terror of war and violence as well as the quiet beauty of a country and its people all
Ousmane Sembene’s Black Girl (originally titled La noire de…) depicts the tragedy that can arise from isolation and loneliness. It deals with ideas of francophone identity, particularly in a post-colonial African context.
A stunning piece of cinema and a portrait of a tragic event in history, depicted from the perspective of a woman.