Yearly Archives: 2012

  • Testamento / O Testamento do Sr. Napomuceno
  • Director: Francisco Manso,Portugal / Cape Verde,1998,110 min
  • Languages: Portuguese
  • O Testamento do Senhor Napumoceno is an epic of one of the world’s least known but most culturally complex societies, Cape Verde. This classic tale of the hollowness of provincial bourgeois life introduces English-speaking audiences to German Almeida, one of …
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  • Testament
  • Director: John Akomfrah, Ghana, 1988,80 min
  • A subtitle, ‘The War Zone of Memories,’ gives a better indication of this film’s fragmentary, poetic style, in which a plot about a television journalist’s quest for an interview is interspersed with recurrent images of conflict and renewed faith. As …
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  • The Terrible Child / L’Enfant Terrible
  • Director: Kadiatou Konaté,Mali / Belgium,1994,12 min
  • Languages: French
  • The Terrible Child is a puppet animation about a young boy who involves his brother in mischief.

  • Teranga Blues
  • Director: Moussa Sene Absa, Senegal, 2007,94 min
  • Madiké “Dick” Diop is expelled from Paris and arrives home with empty hands. He has to face his society, family, his duty, and his death. A kind of Dakar urban rap musical, Teranga Blues is a reflection on the social …
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