Category: film festivals

Sundance 2013: ‘Fruitvale’ wins Grand Jury Prize

PARK CITY, Utah — Ryan Coogler was at home in Oakland on New Year’s Day 2009 when it happened: Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old unarmed black man, was killed by a transit policeman at the BART station in the city’s Fruitvale neighborhood. Cellphone videos of the incident soon went viral, sparking protests and demonstrations. “I saw

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FILM AFRICA 2012

Words Kiran Yoliswa  Pictured Restless City, directed by Andrew Dosunmu Now in its second year, Film Africa is bringing together 70 films and more than 30 visiting filmmakers in London from November 1 to 11. The festival, happening in venues across town, is becoming a centrifugal point for African cinema in the capital and also proving to be

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