3 Apr. -27 May 2013-02-19 African Film Festival Inc. Venue: Lincoln Center, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, and Brooklyn Academy of Music - NYC, USA. African film fest of NYC presented annually since 1998.
Potential film scripts: Africa's largest literary festival (with Art including films)
Congo is hosting Africa's largest literary festival this week. It's called "Amazing Travellers" - and it brings together more than 80 well-known writers and poets, most of them from Africa. The Festival's in its 24th year; Art exhibitions including photographies, theatres, films are all part of the event. Full story _______ Nollywood: Call for sreenwriting closing 5th March
Oscar Pistorius: Claims of profiteering as reality TV show featuring Reeva Steenkamp airs
Women's rights groups in South Africa have called for proceeds from a reality television show featuring Reeva Steenkamp, whom Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is accused of murdering, to be donated to charity. The first episode of Tropika Island of Treasure was broadcast last night on South African state television, SABC, despite the death of the 29-year-old model and contestant in a shooting at the athlete's house on Thursday.
12-14 March 2013 CABSAT 2013 Venue: Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai. CABSAT is the established and respected trade platform for the broadcast, digital media and satellite sectors across the Middle East, Africa and Southern Asian regions. For more information click here. 15th and 16th of March 2013 The 2013 Africa Movie Academy Awards Nomination Night Venue: Malawi, tba.
Benin TV chief jailed for program slamming presidential palace
A Benin court on Wednesday jailed the director of a private television channel for airing a program in which a former government aid slammed the inner workings of the presidential palace, claiming it is plagued by corruption.
The court convicted Berthe Cakpossa of having committed an offence against President Thomas Boni Yayi by having aired the September program and sentenced her to three months imprisonment.
It also fined her a total of 500,000 CFA francs (762 euros).
12-14 March 2013 CABSAT 2013 venue: Dubai World Trade Centre CABSAT is the established and respected trade platform for the broadcast, digital media and satellite sectors across the Middle East, Africa and Southern Asian regions. For more information click here: 15th and 16th of March 2013 The 2013 Africa Movie Academy Awards Nomination Night Venue: Malawi, tba For more information click here: