Cry, the Beloved Country with Canada Lee and Sidney Poitier. Directed by Hungarian-born Zoltan Korda (The Four Feathers, Sahara) from a screenplay by an uncredited John Howard Lawson – one…
Idris Elba in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Directed by and starring a couple of Englishmen, respectively Justin Chadwick and Idris Elba, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom has been indifferently…
Egyptian movie star Ahmed Zaki is best remembered for playing presidents Gamal Abdul Nasser and Anwar Sadat in flag-waving historical dramas.
Darrell Roodt’s Oscar-nominated Zululand-set AIDS drama Yesterday is a must-see partly thanks to a sensational central performance by Leleti Khumalo.
NSFC Awards surprise: A Clint Eastwood melodrama is the unexpectedly mainstream winner of the generally more ‘esoteric’ U.S.-based critics group.
The Carthage Film Festival Award has gone to Mohammed Asli’s socially conscious Moroccan drama In Casablanca Angels Don’t Fly.
A Carmen-inspired South African ‘dance movie,’ German anti-Nazi fighters and a Taiwanese watermelon sex tale are Berlin’s top Golden Bear winners.
This year’s Toronto Fest has had its share of controversies, including those surrounding documentaries about animal abuse and White House contender John Kerry.