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Top Nollywood producer Emem Isong honored in Akwa Ibom

Nollywood producer & CEO Royal Arts Academy,  Emem Isong Misodi was recently honored by His Excellency, Governor Udom Emmanuel  during the 30th year anniversary celebration of her state Akwa Ibom. She was honored along with 30 other eminent personalities that have contributed immensely to development in the state including, Rtd …

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At Actress Belinda Effah’s mother’s surprise 60th birthday reception

When sisters, Belinda Effah, Fiona, Daisy Obi, and  Cynthia Ekanem decided to treat their mum to a Makeover and dinner on her 60th birthday she had no idea it would include a room full of over 20 of her friends, family and well wishers! The sexagenarian who was looking at least twenty years younger was …

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Ruth Negga Talks ‘Loving’

She plays Mildred Loving, a black woman whose anger over being banished from Virginia for marrying a white man led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling. For the Ethiopian-Irish actress, it was a role she couldn’t refuse. “I hadn’t heard of Richard and Mildred before and was completely fascinated, not only …

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Omar Sy: “It’s always been my dream to play this kind of a role”

For actor Omar Sy, who stars alongside Tom Hanks in “Inferno,” the film offered an opportunity to play a dramatic role. “I have a background in comedy – I’m always smiling,” Sy explains, “but in this movie, Ron gave me the chance to play a tough guy, and I feel …

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David Oyelowo: “As a Nigerian, I’m frustrated By How Little We See of the Real Face Of Africa In Western Movies.”

Finding actors to play characters based on real people is never an easy fete, but director Mira Nair’s first choice for the role of Robert Katende in Disney’s “Queen of Katwe” was David Oyelowo. “David is a chameleon,” says Nair. “He allows himself to disappear into whichever role he is …

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Parker Sawyers: “It’s an honor to play Obama on screen”

Parker Sawyers who plays the president in the movie “Southside with You” can’t wait for Barack Obama to see the film. The actor, who bears an uncanny physical resemblance to Obama, does a great impersonation of the president and won the role over roughly three dozen other candidates. But if …

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Usher Plays Sugar Ray Leonard in “Hands of Stone”

Challenging himself creatively and testing musical boundaries are characteristics that have defined Usher’s career since he was first discovered 20 years ago. One of the best-selling artists in American music history, he has sold over 65 million albums worldwide. For the eight time Grammy Award winner, playing the iconic boxer …

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The African Film Festival off to a great start in Dallas

The African Film Festival – TAFF got off to an exciting start with a reception at the Dallas City hall.

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