Film Europe

Locarno 2014: a return to Africa

Locarno's co-production laboratory Open Doors returns to the African continent this year focusing on 25 Sub-Saharan countries from Angola to Zimbabwe having last shone the spotlight on French-speaking Sub-Saharan Africa in 2012. by By Martin Blaney

Lupita Nyong’o A Difficult Road Ahead?

There are not many people who wouldn't want to be Lupita Nyong'o right now, only a few months ago this Kenyan actress was a complete unknown, then a great performance as Patsey in Steve McQueen's '12 Years a Slave' followed by a best supporting actress Oscar and she is the apple of the eyes of millions of 2003 - 2020