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.
The launch of the Academy, expected to provide Africa’s next generation of film and television storytellers with a 12-month training programme, attracted commendation for MultiChoice by the Lagos State Government.
The MultiChoice Talent Academy has announced twenty students who will undergo a fully funded year-long training programme for young people desirous of making careers in the film and television industry.
Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to TIFF selection Lionheart.
Organisers of the prestigious Africa Magic Viewer's Choice Awards can pat themselves for a job well done for an admirable job organising the 6th version of the annual awards show.
The crowning of the night was the announcement of Phoebe Ruguru’s ’18 Hours’ as the Best Overall movie, a fitting tribute to an event that featured many other Kenyan winners.
Nnaji plays Adaeze, a level-headed executive in her father’s bus company, Lionheart Transport.
Genevieve Nnaji's LionHeart Will Premiere at TIFF 2018
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.