Content News - In Brief


- South Africa’s race relations was the focus of the August edition of BBC Africa Debate. South Africa @18: Does ‘black and white’ still matter in the Rainbow Nation?

- In 2011, under the patronage of French actor Eriq Ebouaney (Lumumba, Le Temps de la Kermesse est terminé, Disgrâce, Le collier du Makoko, etc.) Diarah N'Daw-Spech and Reinaldo Barroso-spech launched in Paris the International Film Festival of the African Diaspora. While the one they had initiated in New York celebrated its 20th anniversary, the couple had developed other festivals in Curuçao (formerly Netherlands Antilles), Washington as well as effective fieldwork and an online store for DVD and on demand movies at very reasonable prices (more information here:). Building on the above success, the second edition of the International Film Festival of the African Diaspora (FIFDA) will be held from 7 to 9 September 2012, at "La Clef" cinema in Paris, France. Click here for the full story in French.

- A referendum on self-determination will likely split Sudan in two. 'The Waiting Room' is an intimate portrait of a society at a historical crossroad. So far $11,177 has been raised for the project. You can co-produce the film here