Friday, February 12, 2010

Film Review: Seeking the Soul of the Soul Boy

Four days in Nairobi is all Hawa Essuman has as she shuttles from Rotterdam to Berlin. Essuman arrived at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) from Sweden’s Goteborg Film Festival and the world premier of her new film Soul Boy. On February 19th, Soul Boy screens at the Berlin Biennale and everywhere it goes, so Hawa Essuman will go.

Njorogo Matathia gives Soul Boy a glowing review, but wonders about the makings of an "African" film. What defines African. Read more.