Actual Africa Shorts

 





  • Antananarivo


    While Madagascar’s capital Antananarivo is in a deep political crisis, filmmaker Hamy Ratovo is fighting the authorities that want...



  • Chebet


    The pregnant Chebet picks tea in the Kenyan highlands. When she finds her alcoholic husband dead drunk on their...



  • Gerreta


    When a young, destitute father goes looking for food for his family, he is accused of theft in the...



  • La Rage


    Homage to Mathieu Kassovitz’ film LA HAINE. The topics of this 1995 film are still relevant today, as filmmakers...



  • Lodgers


    British-Nigerian comedy based on a serious issue: Africa’s brain drain to the West. Tony and Carol Oghenekharo, both thirty-something,...



  • Reluctantly Queer


    In nearly still, almost poetic black and white images, a young Ghanaian man struggles to reconcile his love for...



  • Samedi Cinema


    Touching story of friendship and a love for film. In northern Senegal, two film-crazy friends try to think of...



  • Soko Sonko


    Kibibi’s mother is ill, so father Ed has to take his daughter to the market to have her hair...



  • Waiting for Hassana


    On 14 April 2014, members of terrorist group Boko Haram stormed a school in the village of Chibok in...



  • We Live in Fear - A Human Rights Watch...


    Short film about the life and work of South African photographer and activist Zanele Muholi, commissioned by Human Rights...