HW Pick: Oya, Something Happened on the Way to West Africa Premieres

rspridefrontsmallPride and Gender: A Film Conversation celebrates LGBTQ Month with an amazing line up of films and guests. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed : Approach Africa with a New Mindset


By Liya Kebede

There is nothing quite like the open-air markets in Africa.  They are saturated with colour and brimming with energy.  It was during a walk through my favourite artisanal bazaar in Addis, filled with traditional Ethiopian weaving, that the idea first took root that I could cultivate a fashion line, right here in my hometown. Continue Reading →

Souleo: South African Photographer Captures The Pain And Beauty Of LGBT Life

Festival Founder Mahen BonettiSouth Africa is celebrated for having one of the most advanced constitutions in the world, often cited for its inclusion of protections on the basis of sexual orientation. Continue Reading →