• Podcast

The Best Movies of 2018 – (Episode 74)

For our final episode of the year we asked 15 past guests and a few friends to talk about their favorite movie of the year. So listen to this variety of choices and some consensus... Read More
  • Podcast

Félicité – (Episode 73)

We finally talk about one of our most anticipated films from 2017, the Alan Gomis Senegalese drama film “Félicité”. Winner of multiple festival awards and one of the most critically acclaimed films from Africa. Read More
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Hereditary – (Episode 72)

For the Halloween season we talk about arguably one of the best horror movies from Hollywood this year, first time filmmaker Ari Aster’s directorial debut “Hereditary”. Read More

Writings from the hosts

“Come Back, Africa” is an Apartheid Time Capsule

By TIMOTHY NIWAMANYA, CINEMA ESCAPIST Lionel Rogosin’s 1959 docu-fiction film Come Back, Africa tells the story of Zachariah, a peasant African native who leaves his rural home for Johannesburg in search of employment opportunities that could sustain him and his family. Although…

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