England’s African towns

The UK’s major towns and cities are famed for their diverse non-indigenous populations. According to the Office of National Statistics’ 2011 census records that almost 100,000 Ghanaians are living in Britain with big cities such as London, Birmingham, and Manchester having significant populations. But it has not always been the way. Continue reading “England’s African towns”

Amma Asante & Belle

British-Ghanaian director Amma Asante directed Belle – the story of a woman with African and European heritage in 2013. Her film signalled a welcome shift in the ownership of films about the other. But as Amma explains in this segment, having the creative control to tell the story how she would want it is still fraught with challenges. Continue reading “Amma Asante & Belle”