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Film Review: Timbuktu

By Tola Ositelu Pan-African Jihadists descend on a peaceful village in the Malian capital, disrupting the lives of the hard-working inhabitants. African and Arab residents otherwise live side by side harmoniously, trying to eke out a living from the harsh landscape.  The last thing they need are random, petty interdictions

Film Review: Samba

By Tola Ositelu Senegalese illegal immigrant Samba Cissé (Omar Sy) is trying to regularise his stay in France after being picked up by the authorities. He strikes an instant rapport with beleaguered voluntary immigration officer Alice (Charlotte Gainsbourg) who has been assigned his case, alongside her bolshie and far more experienced