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Mati Diop, Akin Omotoso, Genevieve Nnaji, Hajooj Kuka members of the Academy

ACADEMY INVITES 819 TO MEMBERSHIP

Among the new members:

Directors: Mati Diop* – “Atlantics,” “A Thousand Suns”; Ladj Ly* – “Les Misérables”; Akin Omotoso – “Vaya,” “Tell Me Sweet Something”; Malek Bensmaïl – “The Battle of Algiers, a Film within History,” “La Chine Est Encore Loin (China Is Still Far)”; Hajooj Kuka – “Live from Mogadishu,” “Beats of the Antonov”; Michel Zongo – “No Gold for Kalsaka,” “The Siren of Faso Fani”; Ka'ramuu Kush – “Sundays at Noon,” “Salvation Road”; Najwa Najjar – “Between Heaven and Earth,” “Eyes of a Thief”; Cynthia Erivo* – “Harriet,” “Widows”; Genevieve Nnaji – “Lionheart,” “Road to Yesterday”; etc

Here's the full list