MEDIA / EVENTS

The Africa Narrative launched in January 2019 as a project primarily focused on research and was active until February 2020. It relaunched in July 2022 with a mission centered on strengthening capacity in the African cultural and creative industries and amplifying the global visibility of African cultural soft power.

PRESS RELEASES

January 27, 2020

YouTube, the Pan African Film Festival and The Africa Narrative Announce the Winners for the I Am Africa Short Film Competition, Spotlighting Filmmakers in Sub-Saharan Africa

September 12, 2019

The Pan African Film Festival and The Africa Narrative launch Short Film Competition aimed at African filmmakers on YouTube

July 12, 2022

Non-Profit focused on African Creatives and African Cultural Soft Power launches with AfroCreatives WikiProject 

MEDIA

March 24, 2021

Variety:

Why “Coming 2 America’ Only Delivers Hollywood’s Version of Africa

February 7, 2019

OkayAfrica:

The 'Africa In the Media' Study Shows How Africans are Misrepresented in American Television

June 27, 2019

Poynter: 

After Global Fact in Cape Town, the conversation around ‘Africa’ continues

February 6, 2019

Real Leaders:

Changing The Way Americans See Africa 

EVENTS

AfroCreatives WikiProject July events (descriptions forthcoming)

Diaspora Dialogues: Strengthening Connections to the African Continent A roundtable hosted with the support of Facebook and the King Baudouin Foundation US. By invitation only. The Ford Foundation. New York, New York. (September 24, 2019)

Africa in Media Roundtable A moderated roundtable discussion hosted with the support of the Ford Foundation.  By invitation only. (September 24, 2018)