Hollywood film classics with an African twist
BET picking up on the ONOMOllywood buzz today.
Photographers Omar Victor Diop and Antoine Tempé teamed up to give iconic American and French films an African makeover. Shot between Senegal—Diop’s home country—and Côte d’Ivoire, the ONOMOllywood series features local emerging actors and models reinterpreting Breakfast at Tiffany’s, The Matrix, American Beauty and other critically acclaimed box-office hits that transcend racial, social and geographical barriers. –Patrice Peck