Not-for-Profit African Filmmaking

  I’ve never considered how deeply steeped in Western culture screenwriting is until I had to teach it in Swahili. Seriously yo, by the end of the day my brain is thoroughly fried trying to find ways to explain “the inciting incident” and “character patterns” and goodness knows what else that just doesn’t have an easy […]

Congo Update:

So just to let you know that I was wrong about everything. Every last thing on my list ala #New Year, New You. Everything except the lack of enough veggies…though it’s not as bad as I imagined. Oh and also I’m fighting a cold but not due to over-ACing. Also, I’m having technical difficulties with […]

Viva Riva!

So Friday night was the New York premiere of the highly acclaimed, highly anticipated, and award-winning Congolese film “Viva Riva!” by Djo Tunda wa Munga, and boy what a treat that was! Alright, I’ll get right to the point: this film was violent and SEXY! And as exciting as that was (it was so awesome […]