We give you the second edition of our “five novels that need to be made into movies.” This time we give you the directors we…View More Five kickass African novels that need to be made into movies (part 2)
Maaza Mengiste’s second novel The Shadow King is going to the big screen with Kasi Lemmons as director. Maaza Mengiste is the author of the…View More Maaza Mengiste’s novel “The Shadow King” is going to the big screen.
The film rights for Maaza Mengiste‘s second novel The Shadow King have been acquired by US film company Atlas Entertainment. On September 24, novelist and…View More Film rights for Maaza Mengiste novel “The Shadow King” acquired by Atlas Entertainment.
Pan Macmillan South Africa announced on July 25, 2019, that Angela Makholwa’s third novel Black Widow Society is set to go into production for film…View More Angela Makholwa’s “Black Widow Society” set for the big screen.
Scholastique Mukasonga’s novel Our Lady of the Nile is currently in film production and will be in cinemas in 2019. Rwandan Scholastique Mukasonga is an…View More Scholastique Mukasonga novel “Our Lady of the Nile” in film production.
Ngugi wa Thiong’o novel Matigari is set for the big screen says Nollywood filmmaker Kunle Afolayan. Ngugi wa Thiong’o is one of the giants of…View More Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s “Matigari” set for the big screen.
Thando Mgqolozana alongside John Trengrove and Malusi Bengu have won at the South African Film and Television Awards 2017 for Best Scriptwriting for controversial film…View More Thando Mgqolozana wins South African Film and TV Award 2017
Lupita Nyong’o will star in the Trevor Noah biopic Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, portraying the mother of the host of…View More Lupita Nyong’o to star in the Trevor Noah biopic “Born a Crime”
Inxeba (The Wound), co-written by Thando Mgqolozana, is one of the nine films shortlisted for the 90th Academy Awards Foreign Language Film category. It’s been…View More Thando Mgqolozana written film Inxeba gets Oscar nomination
South African movie Inxeba known internationally as The Wound, which makes its African debut today was written by amongst others… Thando Mgqolozana. Thando Mgqolozana is…View More Thando Mgqolozana powered movie Inxeba makes African debut today
Happiness is a Four Letter Word is the debut novel of South African novelist Cynthia Jele. The book came out in 2010 and won a…View More Happiness is a Four Letter Word novel for film debut
Zimbabwean author and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga was in Nairobi for a period last week for the International Images Film Festival for Women which she founded.…View More When Tsitsi Dangarembga came to Nairobi
We all read books then watch its movie version and complain bitterly that the director never did justice the jewel we all read. It’s not…View More Chimamanda Adichie’s Half of a yellow sun movie trailer out
It looks like author Lauren Beukes is going all the way as her book The Shining Girls gets signed up by MRC and Leonardo Dicaprio…View More Lauren Beukes book for Leonardo Dicaprio TV production company