AFRIVERSAL

'Egusi Soup' Play by the award winning Playwright Janice Okoh is back by popular demand!!
Mixing comedy and hard hitting drama, Egusi Soup is about the Anyias. Preparing to head home to Lagos for a memorial service in honour of the Late Mr Anyia, the British-Nigerian family soon realise they will need to get rid of some excess baggage first, and not just the material kind….
Read More and find out how to get tickets here: http://www.afriversal.com/2014/02/egusi-soup-play-by-award-winning-playwright-janice-okoh-returns/

'Egusi Soup' Play by the award winning Playwright Janice Okoh is back by popular demand!!

Mixing comedy and hard hitting drama, Egusi Soup is about the Anyias. Preparing to head home to Lagos for a memorial service in honour of the Late Mr Anyia, the British-Nigerian family soon realise they will need to get rid of some excess baggage first, and not just the material kind….

Read More and find out how to get tickets here: http://www.afriversal.com/2014/02/egusi-soup-play-by-award-winning-playwright-janice-okoh-returns/


Django Unchained, 12 years a slave, The Butler: The Cinema & It's Obsession With The Black Slave →

It all started back in 2013, with the buzz around the much anticipated Django Unchained movie. Directed by Quentin Tarantino, starring Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington and Samuel L Jackson, the film apparently focused on creating a black slave hero, but in my eyes and in the eyes of a few others, it failed. Instead it told the story of the black slave, who had a white messiah who helped them along to freedom, which if you have grown up in the west as I have done, has been told and re-told countless number of times. 

Fast forward to the present and the current slave films on our lips are ‘The Butler’ and ’12 Years a slave’. I will start with ‘The Butler’ just to keep to a chronological order……