FROM 12 JUNE 2021 New release to hit UK cinemas this week Hitting the big screen this weekend is the 4K restoration of Ousmane Sembène’s 1968 feature film, Mandabi. The first feature film to be made in an African language, Mandabi fulfilled Sembène’s dream “to restore Africa’s stories to Africans”. Set in Dakar, it tells the story of Ibrahima (Makhouredia Gueye) and the transformative effect that a 25,000 Franc money order from his
FROM 5 JUNE 2021 New releases to hit UK cinemas With cinemas opening up across the UK, we wanted to let you know about two new releases that have just hit the big screen. First up is Aleem Khan’s immensely moving debut feature, After Love, with a compelling lead performance from Joanna Scanlan. She plays a widow who discovers a secret from her husband’s past, leading her to cross the English Channel to Calais.