The RAS News blog features news on our latest activities and selected content from African Arguments Online.
Monday, 21 October 2013
Film Africa 2013 Trailer from Film Africa on Vimeo.
Friday, 9 August 2013
Monday, 22 July 2013
The Royal African Society is pleased to announce the newly appointed curator of Film Africa 2013, Suzy Gillet. Suzy Gillett is an accomplished programmer, curator and festival and postgraduate training producer. She is currently producer for London Film School EU MEDIA post graduate training programmes. Low Budget Film Forum 2008-2013 and Making Waves 2011-2012. Her previous curating includes:... more
Thursday, 27 June 2013
Why do you write? Because I dreamt it: The deepest truths can be found In our dreams, So can a great deal of debris Floating from the ego. Do you have any pre-writing rituals? This is the censored version. I have to be absolutely cold sober to write. No glass of wine or tipple of gin for me. Which is a shame as I have a high regard for gin. Usually the routine involves making... more
Monday, 24 June 2013
Why do you write? To tell a story. To express an idea. Because it’s fun. Fiction is a wonderful way of simulating real life, exploring issues and ideas. No other art form does it better. But there is no need to philosophise about this. You see, storytelling is an ancient art; we do it because we have to. It’s hardwired in our DNA. Do you have any pre-writing rituals? Bollocks... more