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Cinemafrique: Kenyan Political Thriller 'Veve,' The Golden Age Of Egyptian Cinema, A Namibian Retelling Of 'Icarus' + More

Okayafrica's Cinemafrique series looks at African film and TV news on Uzo Aduba's Emmy win, Kenyan political thriller 'Veve' and more.


Welcome to the latest installment of Okayafrica’s Cinemafrique series. Every other Thursday we highlight the latest film and television news from throughout Africa and the diaspora. This week we take a look at Kenyan political thriller Veve, a short film influenced by the Golden Age of Egyptian Cinema, a Namibian re-imagining of the classic Greek myth Icarus, Uzo Aduba's historic Emmy win, and films screening at this weekend's Chale Wote Street Arts Festival. Click on for the full scoop.

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Khuli Chana's new amapiano-infused single 'Buyile' — featuring Tyler ICU, Lady Du and Stino Le Thwenny — is bound to be a radio and club anthem.

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