Tag Archives: Africa

December 07

War Witch – Kim Nguyen and the unflinching Western eye. (Film Review)

That War Witch is set in a ‘unspecified African Nation’ speaks directly to the problems of homogenization in the film, the obvious planned placement in front of white liberal audiences and Kim Nguyen’s unspoken motivation to bring the horrors of Africa to the white and comfortable. Africa is a continent and the countries it houses […]

The Revolution will not be Televised – My Experience in Ellen Johnsons-Sirleaf’s Africa.

The revolution will not be televised. Today, President Johnson-Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman were awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeĀ “for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.” I used to work for The Hunger Project. I was head of fundraising in Sydney and I […]