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Father of Lies

Setting foot in Silk in the middle of the afternoon is an incredibly daunting experience at the best of times. However, doing so as eerie music plays accompanied by the…

Taduno’s Song

As far as debut novels go, one would be hard pressed to find a tale as beautifully written and thoroughly engaging as that of Nigerian author, Odafe Atogun. The freshman…

Unbound: A New Way to Publish

Getting a book published is a notoriously difficult task. Each year thousands of prospective writers have their work rejected by publishing houses for a variety of reasons: be it that…

We need to talk about Westworld

A lone figure sits atop his horse, his all-black ensemble stark against the brightness of the horizon; slowly he surveys the rocky landscape before him searching for his prey. The…

Editorial: A look forward to Africa in Motion’s return to Edinburgh

Next week signifies the start of Scotland’s annual celebration of African cinema and culture, the Africa in Motion Film Festival. Now in its eleventh year, the festival aims to showcase…

Sembene!

“If Africans do not tell their own stories, Africa will soon disappear”. These are the immortal words that dominate the screen as Sembene! begins to roll; words that perfectly encapsulate…

Library Cat: The Observations of a Thinking Cat

As far as University of Edinburgh institutions go, Jordan – more commonly known as Library Cat – is a rather high-ranking one. Instantly recognisable by his black and white coat,…

Finding Dory

In the sequels department, the animation powerhouse that is Pixar tends to have mixed results. Certainly the Toy Story franchise has gone from strength to strength but aside from these…