Fathers make decisions bordering on causes, infantile and asinine, on behalf of their progenies. It becomes doubly asinine when said progenies are middle-aged and veritable providers for progenies of their own. That being said, fathers are a necessity. I must warn you, before this work goes any further, that my analogies after you have eaten of the meat of this piece shall be shown for what they are: crude and, in the words of agriculturalists, ‘cobs with rust’.
As part of it’s BlackWorld Film Club the NFT (National Film Theatre) London is showing a season of films from Senegalese director and writer, Sembene Ousmane. Ousmane’s latest film “Moolade” deals with female circumcision. Set in a small village in West Africa, the story centres on a woman who shelters four little girls seeking her [...]