On a sweltering afternoon in the dusty capital of Burkina Faso, a group of students gather in a small courtyard, excitedly talking about camera angles and scripts.
A fast-paced gangster pic is putting a war-torn country back on the map after a long hiatus from international screens.
Nearly two decades after its screen went dark, the last of African nation Chad's movie theaters has once again opened its doors with the help of two local helmers.
For eight days last month, thousands of spectators gathered in Ouagadougou to watch the best of African film at the biannual Fespaco film festival.
A Rwandan helmer will bow his first feature in Tribeca's World Narrative Features competition, shining a spotlight on the continuing evolution of film in the small East African nation.
Five years before "Living in Bondage" introduced Nigerians to the filmmaking style that would one day spawn Nollywood, Ghanaian filmmakers had already begun experimenting with similar video…
Ghana's migration from analog to digital TV transmission by 2014 has revealed a host of industry-related problems in the West African nation, including concerns over the lack of a law governing…
For many in attendance at Fespaco -- Africa's biggest film festival -- the conspicuous absence of English-language films seemed to suggest that not everyone was invited to the party.
Two of Ghana's biggest hip-hop stars have teamed up for the world's first pidgin English musical, a fast-paced odyssey into the daily lives of two up-and-coming rappers.
Broadcasters, distribs and TV producers from across Africa gathered in Ghana last week to discuss business, debate issues and find a way forward for the continent's growing telenovela market.
Wave of Western investment in African cinema has focused on sustainability and long-term growth.