Beats of the Antonov (2014, Hajooj Kuka)

Beats of the Antonov, a Sudanese/South African co-production that looks into the redemptive power of music, makes a noble attempt to explore the positives behind an utterly bleak situation. Amidst the ongoing Sudanese civil war, Hajooj Kuka explores how widely and freely the Sudanese musical tradition has grown and…

Democrats (2014, Camila Nielsson)

Shot over three years,¬†Democrats¬†tells the story of the drafting of Zimbabwe's 2013 democratic constitution, and is far more interesting than something fitting that description has any right to be. After more than twenty five years of rule, Robert Mugabe's party ZANU-PF, through a combination of continued local protest…