The closing of CAFF, Mwansa The Great and interview with director Rungano Nyoni

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The Cambridge African Film Festival drew to a close last week, summing up the extraordinary work pouring out of Africa with a set of shorts from various countries on the continent (see www.cambridgeafricanfilmfestival.org.uk for more information). The last of these was MWANSA THE GREAT – a wonderfully crowd-pleasing adventure into the heart and mind of [...]


Dreams of Elbidi (Ndoto Za Elbidi)

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Rosy Hunt attended DREAMS OF ELBIDI, a unique fusion of community theatre and traditional cinema. It offers not only a dramatisation of Kenyan ghetto life, but a way to entertain its African audience while educating them about HIV and AIDS. Also featured: transcript from the Q&A with Kamau wa Ndung’u.


Cute Robots

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Jen Williams compares the Pixar hero WALL-E to his predecessors Huey, Dewie and Louie.


The First Cambridge Film Festival

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David Perilli in conversation with the original CFF programmer David Jakes.


Simon Rumley Talks to Take One

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Rosy Hunt spoke to Simon Rumley and Bob Portal about THE LIVING AND THE DEAD and RED, WHITE AND BLUE


A Boatload of Wild Irishmen

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Lucy Hughes looks at the work of the charismatic and gregarious documentary pioneer Robert Flaherty