A universal tale of aspiration in the face of adversity is given fresh impetus and local nuances in Tosh Gitonga’s drama – the opening film of Film Africa and CAFF2012, writes Jim Ross
Mike Boyd reviews the up-and-coming, relatively young Galway African Film Festival, which is quickly finding its place on the periphery of the more established festivals in the UK.
LIVINGSTONE was described as ‘a film more romantic in its making than any motion picture yet produced’ at the time of its release in 1926. This is still true compared to perhaps any other film made during the silent era. The extraordinary aspect of the film is its production, which in turn makes for an [...]