University hosts first Yale Africa Film Festival

Courtesy of Kaylan M

The MacMillan Center’s Council on African Studies, in partnership with Yale African Graduate & Professional Students and the Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale hosted the inaugural Yale Africa Film Festival this weekend.

From Friday to Saturday, the festival screened three main movies — “Mma Moeketsi”, by award-winning South African director Rea Moeti; “Kasala” by Nigerian Ema Edosio; and “Bigger than Africa” by Toyin Adekeye. Q&A sessions with the movies’ respective filmmakers followed each film screening. The festival also showed two documentaries: “Ephasini Lamabhudango” — ”My Dream World” — and “Awani: A Colonial History of Women.” The festival featured a panel discussion…

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