Nigeria’s indefatigable banker-turned-film-maker Desmond Ovbiagele appears to have finally hit the big time with his searing depiction of the lives of two young Nigerian women taken hostage by extremists.
Uganda-born actor Daniel Kaluuya hit the big one when he won this year’s Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his powerful performance in the film Judas and the Black Messiah. Profile by Gail Collins.
Showmax, with its mixture of local and international content, is quietly creating a massive industry in which the African, at long last, is the star. Profile by Anver Versi.
Ben Amadasun of Netflix explains why this could be the much-longed-for turning point for African filmmaking.