Yearly Archives: 2012

testamento
  • Testamento / O Testamento do Senhor Napumoceno
  • Director: Francisco Manso
    Countries: Portugal / Cape Verde
    Year: 1998
    Running Time: 110 min.
    Language: Portuguese

    O Testamento do Senhor Napumoceno is an epic tale of one of the world’s least known but most culturally complex societies: Cape Verde. This … read more»

testament
  • Testament
  • Director: John Akomfrah
    Countries: Ghana
    Year: 1988
    Running Time: 80 min.
    Language: English

    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 … read more»

lenfant terrible
  • The Terrible Child / L’Enfant Terrible
  • Director: Kadiatou Konaté
    Countries: Mali / Belgium
    Year: 1993
    Running Time: 12 min.
    Language: French

    This short uses puppets to tell the story of a child who speaks, eats, and walks from the day he is born. After a few … read more»

teranga-blues
  • Teranga Blues
  • Director: Moussa Sene Absa
    Countries: Senegal
    Year: 2007
    Running Time: 94 min.
    Language: Wolof and French

    After being discovered illegally residing in France, a young Senegalese musician is sent home with only 20 euros in his pocket. After a series … read more»