Otherworldly Videos: The Afronaut


Directed by Gary Land, Phobos stars Victor Grant and is about a young astronaut trying to find the will to survive after crashing onto a distant planet. Land also directed this Ghede dance video with Russell Ferguson. Christina De Middel‘s video for her photography series, The Afronauts, based on the 1964 pace program started in […]

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Modern Griots Review: Ancestral Voices


What are the spiritual and physical consequences of us not studying the spiritual and magic systems of the African Diaspora in depth?  This is one question amongst several explored in the British documentary film, Ancestral Voices: Esoteric African Knowledge. Premiering in New York City last Saturday at the New York African Diaspora International Film Festival,  […]

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Moving in the Wires: Giveaway!


Hey everyone! Last weekend, when I attended the A Is for Anansi conference, I won a few books in the raffle, two of which was the same copy of the Sankofa: A Journal of African Children’s and Young Adult Literature. The journal does not receive a lot of attention, although it should. If you search […]

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