Meet The 4 Filmmakers Taking South African Cinema To Cannes In 2016
Four South African filmmakers are taking SA cinema to Cannes 2016 as part of the very first Cannes South Africa Film Factory.
Omar Sy Stars As An Undocumented Senegalese Worker In French Comedy-Drama ‘Samba’
In 'Samba,' Cesár Award-winning French actor Omar Sy stars as an undocumented Senegalese immigrant trying to evade deportation in France.
The Afro-Diasporic Fantasy Art Of Nigerian-American Illustrator Odera Igbokwe
Nigerian-American illustrator Odera Igbokwe explores the intersection of identity & imagination by depicting black bodies in the realm of fantasy...
African Twitter Shares The Experiences Of #GrowingUpAfrican
Shortly after #GrowingUpBlack started trending, African Twitter users began sharing their experiences of #GrowingUpAfrican.
A New Exhibition In Accra Celebrates The Future Of Ghanaian Contemporary Art
Accra exhibition 'the Gown must go to Town' celebrates the future of Ghanaian contemporary art with work by El Anatsui, Ibrahim Mahama & more...
A New Web Series Follows Rwandan Fashion Designer Matthew Rugamba & His ‘House Of Tayo’
The Africa Channel's new web series follows Rwandan fashion designer Matthew Rugamba and his House Of Tayo menswear label.
‘Beauté Congo’ Retrospective Showcases 90 Years Of Congolese Art
A new exhibition in Paris showcases the history and evolution of Congolese visual art over a ninety-year span.
Web Series Asks Black Women Across The Globe “What Is Pretty?”
Nigerian-American filmmaker/blogger Antonia Opiah's documentary web series looks at beauty according to black women across the globe.
Lagos Art Exhibition Explores Otherness & Alternate Realities
'Elsewhere,' a new exhibition at Lagos-based contemporary art space Art Twenty One, explores notions of otherness and alternate realities.
12 African Artists Explore “The Burden Of ‘Africanness'” In NYC Exhibition
A new exhibition at Richard Taittinger Gallery in NYC explores the "burden of 'Africanness'" through the work of 12 African artists.
‘Generation Soweto’ Is A Forthcoming Documentary On South African Millennials
'Generation Soweto' is a forthcoming documentary that explores South African youth culture through the eyes of four millennials.
Ghanaian Afro Soul Singer Jeff Darko’s Summer Style Guide To Barcelona
Ghanaian "afro soul" singer Jeff Darko shares his summer style guide to Barcelona in a series of photos shot exclusively for Okayafrica.
British-Nigerian Director Shola Amoo’s Feature Film Look At Gentrification In South London
British-Nigerian filmmaker Shola Amoo examines gentrification in South London in his forthcoming debut feature, 'A Moving Image.'...