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.
Exclusive Interview with Mary Njoku, CEO of ROK Studios
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.
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.
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.
‘A Good Time to Divorce’ swept six awards ceremony to the astonishment of patrons and colleagues present at the award ceremony.