Mads Brügger’s ‘The Diplomat’ and the Rules of Making Films About Africa

‘Films About Africa’ often feels like much less of the fairly open ended descriptor that it ought to be, and much more like an advanced and stylized genre, complete with its own rules and conventions; this includes not simply the Blackhawk Downs and Kony 2012s and other easy targets, but even those pieces that take … Continue reading Mads Brügger’s ‘The Diplomat’ and the Rules of Making Films About Africa