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NEWS & EVENTS

NEWS

Poynter: After Global Fact in Cape Town, the conversation around ‘Africa’ continues (Daniela Flamini, June 27, 2019)

NPR: So Does, American TV Ever Mention Africa? (Alexander Wooley, March 30, 2019)

OkayAfrica: The 'Africa In the Media' Study Shows How Africans are Misrepresented in American Television (Damola Durosoma, February 7, 2019)

 

Real Leaders: Changing The Way Americans See Africa (Grant Schreiber, February 6, 2019)

PRESS RELEASES

iamAFRICA Short Film Competition Winners Announced  (Pan-African Film Festival)

In September 2019, The Africa Narrative, Pan African Film Festival and YouTube launched a film competition aimed at African Filmmakers on YouTube. 48 Semi-finalists were chosen in December. Three winning films were selected by the Jury along with one film winning the Audience Award. (January 27, 2020) 

 

iamAFRICA Short Film Competition Semi-Finalists Announced (Pan-African Film Festival) 

In September 2019, The Africa Narrative, Pan African Film Festival and YouTube launched a film competition aimed at African Filmmakers on YouTube. 48 Semi-finalists have been selected. (December 12, 2019)

 

iamAFRICA Short Film Competition Announcement (Pan-African Film Festival)

The Africa Narrative, Pan African Film Festival and YouTube launch film competition aimed at African Filmmakers on YouTube. (September 12, 2019)

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How Africa is Depicted in the Media (The Africa Narrative)

Findings reveal that Africa and African characters barely register on US TV; when they do, stereotypes of poverty, violence and crime dominate. (January 21, 2019)

EVENTS