Magical Realism in African Cinema

The Africa in Motion 2020 festival wrapped up with the sumptuous film Air Conditioner, the debut feature by Fradique which followed security guard Matacedo, who travels across the dreamscape of Lunada in search of a remedy for the air conditioners that mysteriously fall from the sky. The audiences are invited to travel with the protagonist

Maybe it’s time…

Before I start, let me just say one thing: Failure hurts. I’m sitting here and as I write this, I’m trying to put together the reasons why this hurts so much, and it’s hard to find an answer. The only real explanation I have is obviously, one that comes from a film reference. Obviously. This

We Are Parable x Lexi Film School

As part of the Lexi Film School, I was asked to introduce a film that has inspired me. There was really only ever one choice – Spike Lee’s Masterpiece – Do The Right Thing. “It’s not even safe in our fuckin neighbourhood!” “It never was.” These words ring out to me now as clearly as