David Peterson del Mar explores a creation myth for a nation of black people still searching for personal and collective terra firma.
08 Aug 2017
This lightly fictionalized tale of the much maligned Sir Roger Casement prefigures our own guilty complicity with an unjust world order demand for ever-lower prices, ever-wider markets, and ever-greedier enterprises.
05 Jun 2012
Burkinabe music may align with sounds from other areas -- Nigeria, Benin, Dakar -- but this comp displays its unique mix of influences, making it stand out from other African musical traditions.
14 Nov 2011
The boundary for this compilation is huge, and surrounds all of Africa, a continent with more guitarists and guitar styles than anyone can easily count.
29 Aug 2011
Life, Above All director Oliver Schmitz brings the best-selling novel Chanda's Secret to the big screen with a dazzling cast of African actresses. Schmitz chats with Nik Ruckert about the making of this universal South African tone poem about tolerance.
13 Jul 2011
Something about WITCH seems to have excited record collectors outside of Zambia, but in a world where rareness, exoticism, and commodity fetishism become peculiarly intertwined, one hopes that it is more than just the rarity of the commodity that is being valued.
09 Mar 2011
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