Olaitan Olaoye has studied, trained and worked professionally as an actor but after becoming disheartened by the lack of opportunities in the industry he decided to form his own entertainment platform, Levile TV.
Shakirah Bourne’s Barbados-set re-imagining of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream deftly applies the beauty of the island and local culture to amplify the magic and mysticism when the fairyfolk run riot one moonlit night.
The shortlist of films for the 2017 TriForce Short Film Festival (TFSFF) has been announced at an exclusive launch at the BFI, Stephen Street. This morning, TFSFF also announces the final four films selected for the ‘Best of the Fest’ award, to be screened at a red carpet Gala event at BAFTA on 2nd December.
With Lady Macbeth leading this year’s nominations gaining mentions for its stars – Naomi Ackie & Cosmo Jarvis, Zambian-Welsh writer/director of I Am Not a Witch Rungano Nyoni also sees her film get 13 nominations.
Film Africa, London’s biggest celebration of African and African diaspora cinema presented by the Royal African Society, returns to London cinemas for its seventh edition from Friday 27 October to Sunday 5 November.