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FilmFilm FestivalNollywood

The African Film Festival Set to bridge Cultures in Dallas

From the pirate infested creeks to the wildlife ravaged jungles and the faces of despair and terror in the war torn cities, African film makers now have an all new platform to showcase their hidden and un-celebrated talents. The African Film Festival (TAFF) is set to host its first Festival in …

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FilmNollywood

Celebrities turn up for Uru Eke’s film ‘Remember Me’

Lagos – The Premiere of the much anticipated movie ‘Remember Me’ took place in Lagos on Saturday March 19th 2015 at the prestigious Oriental Hotel in Lekki, Lagos. The event was well attended by celebrities and well as many in Nollywood. Uru Eke was filled with emotion as the acknowledged …

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Late Jab Adu (L) and Mike Odiachi
FilmNewsNollywood

Sudden Exit of Nollywood Veterans

The recent death of Jab Adu, Sam Agbebi and Mike Odiachi has cast a gloomy shadow on the ubiquitous Nollywood industry in Africa. Mike Odiachi died at the General Hospital, Ikorodu on February 15, while Joseph Adu, popularly known as Jab Adu, one of the few surviving actors in popular …

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Dolapo Oni. Photo Credit: Alakija Studios
FilmNigeriaNollywood

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
Movie PremiereNollywood

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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FilmMovie PremiereNollywood

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 …

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AwardsFilmNigeriaNollywood

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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Kelechi Eke
FilmFilm FestivalKenya

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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