Posts Tagged "Africa"

Starry-Eyed Africa Roundup

Posted by on Apr 25, 2011 in Reviews and Opinion | 0 comments

Starry-Eyed Africa Roundup

Photo courtesy of Jo Woods

So, the two-week Africa theme is over, and what a fabulous two weeks it has been. It sounds stupid, but even though part of the point of it was to show that this amazing and complex continent cannot be defined or described in simple terms, I thought that I might be able to show a lot more of it in two weeks. At the start, a fortnight felt like a luxurious amount of time, but before long, the days were slipping away at an alarming rate and I only managed a few feature pieces, which in no way adequately portray all that is Africa. I hope that you can accept these weaknesses and that what is here has in some way opened your eyes and has left you wanting to discover more.

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A Small Act

Posted by on Apr 20, 2011 in Reviews and Opinion | 3 comments

A Small Act

Creating lasting change in Africa

Chris Mburu, A Small Act. Photo courtesy of Dogwoof

One small act can change the world. I can hear the rumbling of cynicism already, but allow me to explain. On Friday 15th April, the film A Small Act by Jennifer Arnold was released in the UK and I went along to see it.

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