Tag: culture

FILM AFRICA 2012

Words Kiran Yoliswa  Pictured Restless City, directed by Andrew Dosunmu Now in its second year, Film Africa is bringing together 70 films and more than 30 visiting filmmakers in London from November 1 to 11. The festival, happening in venues across town, is becoming a centrifugal point for African cinema in […]

News Headlines 10.28.12

NATION For fungal meningitis victim’s family, a dearth of answers In an outbreak characterized by uncertainty, families of early victims are in a special category of ambiguity.  ( by N.C. Aizenman , The Washington Post)  Accusations against generals cast shadow over Army Cases against senior officials are growing and […]

ROLES OF A LIFETIME

See the interactive slideshow >> It’s 10 in the morning, and already Halle Berry is being chased, though a better word for what’s going on might be “hunted.” Considering this, the Oscar-winning actress — one of the stars of the film “Cloud Atlas” — makes her way into […]

Summer Reading List

The Big Fight: My Life In and Out of the Ring by Sugar Ray Leonard with Michael Arkush—For the first time, boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard gives an account of his life outside of the ring in this introspective biography. Leonard candidly shares his struggles with drug addiction, depression and […]