Watch Film Festival Short Film Favorite 'Maffe Tiga' Online Now

From Shadow and Act Fri Nov 16 2012, 22:17:05

We covered filmmaker Mohamed Dione's short film Maffe Tiga - starring Dione and Marie Josephine Zoumanigui - exactly a year ago, last November, and since then, it's been screened at several film festivals around the world. So far, it's been shown at the Black Harvest Film Festival in Chicago, the 7th edition of the Kenya International Film Festival in Kenya, The Soul Bliss Festival, and the 15th annual African American Women in Cinema Film Festival. And on top of that, it was nominated for an African Movie Academy Award in Nigeria. Dione describes his film as a "romantic dramedy about a young African woman who finds that love is the true...

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Nigeria:   Army to Court-Martial Officers, Soldiers Over Borno Attacks (press release)
Premium Times
8 February 2016

The Nigerian Army has set up a court-martial to try cases of misconduct, indiscipline, among other misconducts that led to recent deadly attacks on Dalori and other Borno communities. [read more]

Nigeria:   Kenya's Kiptom Wins Lagos City Marathon (news)
Daily Trust
6 February 2016

Kenya's Abraham Kiptom was first to breast the tape of in 2 hours, 16 minutes and 19 seconds to come first in the men's category of the 42km Lagos Marathon race yesterday, his compatriot, Kipkemboi ... [read more]

Nigeria:   Eight Rescued, Two Missing As Another Boat Capsizes in Lagos (news)
Vanguard
7 February 2016

Eight people were rescued while two people were missing, yesterday, when a boat capsized in Badagry, Lagos State. [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!


Today's Featured News
Mozambique Ruling Party Faces Tough Contest

Renamo supporters: Ruling Frelimo faces a stern challenge at Wednesday's polls from...

Surge in Central African Republic Violence

African Union troops in Bangui (file photo): The UN has expressed alarm...

Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana Get Crucial Wins

Asamoah Gyan of Ghana (file photo): The Super Eagles have boosted their...