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An insight to Nollywood Movies by Newsweek

The Nigerian ‘Nollywood’ film industry is the world’s third-largest. Nigerian movies are ubiquitous across Africa and the industry is prolific, pumping out around 50 full-length movies per week. Many outside of Africa have never had the chance to experience Nollywood’s charms. But now that streaming service Netflix has launched in Nigeria, …

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Nse Ikpe Etim, Jim Iyke star in ‘Stalker’

Award winning actors Nse Ikpe Etim and Jim Iyke star in a new movie; ‘Stalker’ by award-winning Nollywood director and producer Moses Inwang. Supporting actors in the movie include; Anthony Monjaro, AY the Comedian, Caroline Danjuma, and Emem Inwang. Synopsis: A successful stylist, Kaylah Lawal (Nse Ikpe Etim) is out …

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The Lagos Premiere of Beast of No Nation

The Lagos Premiere of the much acclaimed movie ‘Beast Of No Nation’ took place at The Silverbird Galleria in Lagos on Saturday 12th of  December. The movie which was adapted from a novel by Nigerian Uzodima Iweala was adapted for screen and directed by Cary Fukunaga and starred Idris Elba …


Royal Arts Academy spotlights Film Contest and Awards

Seasoned film producer, writer, director and CEO of Nigeria’s professional film school; Royal Arts Academy, Emem Isong together with her team have conceptualized a short film contest and movie Awards. Designed to be a Youth Development Initiative, the Spotlight Short Film Contest involes the submission of a 10-minute short film …

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A festival of Awards for Kelechi Eke

On the streets, he could be described as a one man riot squad but in reality, he is the only person I know who writes his own movie scripts, films the scenes, produces, acts, edits and markets the movie. And for all the efforts, he gets nominated or wins awards. …

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Lagos Movie Premiere of ‘One Fine Day’

The premiere of the much anticipated movie ‘One Fine Day’ was held in Lagos on Saturday 30th August at Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island Lagos. The movie which is a Bimbo Peters Production, stars Funke Akindele, Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva, Frederick Leonard, Bimbo Peters, Benjamin Touitou and Memry Savanhu. It was …


Funke Akindele, Joke Silva, Olu Jacobs star in new movie ‘One Fine Day’

‘One Fine Day’ is the gripping drama about two sisters Tasha and Nina who experience more than your average share of sibling rivalry which is worsened by Nina’s slightly disturbed state of mind. When a tall, handsome stranger comes to claim Tasha’s hand in marriage, Nina’s behaviour takes a turn …

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AMAA Nominations 2015: ‘October 1,’ and ‘Triangle Going to America’ Lead the Pack

Kunle Afolayan’s “October 1” and Theodros Teshome Kebede’s “Triangle Going to America” received multiple nominations on Saturday as the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) confirmed what’s been whispered for months: Those are the cinematic treasures coming out of the continent. Both “October 1” and “Triangle Going to America” took nominations …