Breaking Free did a good job of bringing to life, an old story that has a lot of relevance and currency. With the Yahoo plus, drug pushing and ‘pant for Benz’ narratives among the millennials, the issue of ritual killing brings another dimension that we like to wish away, but still lives with us. Nigeria is replete with stories of unusual deaths and inexplicable wealth, making a mockery of hard-working people. The earlier we use narratives from movies like this to present life as collection of cause and effects, the better for us.
Mary Njoku, Desmond Elliot, Bolanle Ninalowo Party with Fans During “ROK ME” Tour in Lagos
Mary Njoku, CEO of ROK Studios, alongside Nollywood stars, Desmond Elliot, Bolanle Ninalowo, Chinedu Ikedieze and Efe Irele have just completed the ROK ME Lagos Tour. This comes after the stars have been on a whistlestop tour of South Africa, Zambia and the UK, connecting with fans and Nollywood lovers across Africa and the diaspora.
For Me, Connecting With my Roots is About the People- Ian Harnarine
All of my work stems from my own experience, or from the experiences that I've gleaned from listening to others.
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Young and emerging filmmaker, Austine Lordlaz’s, short film explores the effects of parental neglect on young children
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Nollywood filmmakers need to view filmmaking with a more mindful, introspective approach so that they can then inject their films with a greater sense of purpose and meaning.
Why Too Much Reality TV May Cause the Genre to Crash & Burn Out
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From Phyno to Seyi Shay – 6 Musicians Set to feature in Nollywood Films
2018, more than ever, is bringing more music stars to the big screen and we look forward to having them.
How Nollywood Web Shows Address Rape & Consent
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