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Netflix’s first African series premieres

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Netflix's first African original series, Queen Sono - about a spy from South Africa - has been released.

Axar.az reports citing foreign mediaThe streaming site's six-episode TV thriller stars South African Pearl Thusi as the eponymous secret agent.

Written and directed by Kagiso Lediga, an award-wining stand-up comedian in South Africa, it is filmed in several locations across the continent.

Thusi is quoted as saying that it is empowering for Africans to tell their own stories.

"Controlling the narrative is really important because we're tired of seeing, particularly, just struggle stories," Entertainment Weekly quoted her as saying.

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2020.02.28 / 21:33
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