Rise in Light: A Short Film Starring Alton Mason

Lagos, Nigeria
A coming of age short film featuring international supermodel Alton Mason, and a reminder to live and give freely.

Tro Tros: Africa’s Transcripts to Trusting Life’s Process

Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
An audio essay on an unexpected journey, familiar strangers, and learning to trust life's process on a Tro Tro ride.
written By
Izin Akhabau

"I am a proud child of Africa, but sometimes home feels foreign to me"

So much of my culture is alien to me — I’m not fluent in the language and I’ve only ever spent 3 weeks back home. Am I an outsider?Read the story →
identity, creativity, culture.
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Chelsea Odufu on Afro-Futurism and Representation

In conversation with Chelsea Odufu, a Nigerian Guyanese American filmmaker whose mission is to use art as a tool to regenerate empowering images of underrepresented people on screen.

A New Sound: Meet Ghanaian Artist Amaarae, Fusing Cultures and Genres

Accra, Ghana / London, U.K.
A true multi-hyphenate, Amaarae refuses to be put in a box. The Ghanaian artist has placed her mark firmly in Africa’s bubbling new sub-genre; Alté, taking influence from highlife, afrobeats, and R&B.