Will Netflix Breathe New Life into African Films?
The release of Queen Sono is to be the first of several African original series to premiere this year on Netflix. Over the last year, Netflix has started to invest in the creative community, bringing African stories to audiences around the world. Filmmakers say the move by the U.S. streaming provider could give a welcome boost to its film industry.
Queen Sono (supplied).
Will Netflix's First African Series Open a New Chapter in African Filmmaking?
DW, 26 February 2020
The release of "Queen Sono" is to be the first of several African original series to premiere this year on Netflix. Filmmakers say the move by the US streaming provider could give… Read more »
Sauti Sol Featured on Official Soundtrack of Netflix Series
Nairobi News, 28 February 2020
A song by Kenyan afro-pop band Sauti Sol featuring Sho Madjozi and Real Black Motion has been featured in a popular South Africa series dubbed Queen Sono. Read more »
Netflix Announces First Nigerian Original Series
Premium Times, 26 February 2020
Netflix on Wednesday announced that it would increase its investment in Nigeria's creative community with the production of its first African original scripted series from the… Read more »
Where is the Queen Sono Trailer? It's Here!
Netflix, 30 January 2020
After the drop of the teaser, all anyone asked was where’s the trailer, and finally, it’s here. Read more »
Nigerian TV Series 'Crazy, Lovely, Cool' Debuts On Netflix
Premium Times, 17 December 2019
Nigerian drama series, 'Crazy, Lovely, Cool' (CLC), has debuted on streaming platform, Netflix. Read more »
Check Out First Look At Cast of Highly Anticipated Netflix African 'Queen Sono'
Netflix, 19 November 2019
Today, Netflix released first look images of the highly anticipated 6 part series - Africa's first script-to-screen Original series, Queen Sono . Read more »
Here's When You Can Watch Pearl Thusi in 'Queen Sono' On Netflix
News24Wire, 11 December 2019
Netflix South Africa has announced the premiere date of its first original African series, Queen Sono . Read more »
The global streaming giant has purchased worldwide rights to Genevieve Nnaji's comedy Lionheart. This makes the film, the first Netflix original film to come out of Nigeria's film ... Read more »
The animated series - Mama K's Team 4 - tells a story of four teenage girls living in a futuristic version of Lusaka, Zambia's capital city, who are recruited by a retired secret ... Read more »
The movie tells the story of an eight-year-old girl who is made to live in a state-run "witch camp". I Am Not a Witch will be the Zambia's first film to debut on Netflix. The film ... Read more »