This year, Obi Emelonye has embarked on a new film project that will see him unearthing the ‘darkest’ life of a quintessential but controversial Nigerian leader, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), in a movie titled Badamasi: Portrait of a General. The movie, which will premiere on October 1, will critically and antagonistically look at the life of the man, who ruled Nigeria from August 1985 to August 1993 when he was forced to step aside.
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Obi Emelonye Announces Movie on Ibrahim Babangida
Obi Emelonye, has announced a new movie “Badamasi: Portrait of a General”, a work on former military Head of State, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida. The filmmaker announced the project on Tuesday in Lagos.
Most Disappointing Nollywood Movie of 2015
Movies with marketing campaigns that made us feel as though their studios were promoting genuine classics? Exotic premieres home and abroad? What about the movies that boasted an idea so brilliant that it seemed impossible for the filmmakers to screw it up? Here’s our pick of one movie that falls into such a category: despite the esteemed cast and crew, it failed to meet our (rightly) high expectations.
Nollywood Has a Role to Play in the Nigerian Project
Can Nollywood challenge and repudiate the negative narrative about Nigeria?
Can Nollywood Create and Export the Nigerian Identity Through a Symbol?
Do you think Nollywood would one day single out what values to uphold and introduce that which make us unique through a symbol or several symbols?
Watch ‘Nollywood’ Documentary On Al Jazeera Today
Nollywood, a new documentary premiering on Al Jazeera English on Tuesday, 28 July 2015, is an inside look at Nigeria’s prolific film industry,
War Against Piracy: President Buhari Urges Law Enforcement Agencies to Step Up Their Efforts
“Nollywood is making progress. We should work with them"
3 Classic Books that Should be Adapted Into Political Thrillers
some of the greatest movies of all time have come from classic literature
Nollywood Producers Inflate their Cinema Numbers to Swindle investors – Mildred Okwo
Some of the movies on the list include: 30 days in Atlanta, October 1, Ije, Half of a Yellow Sun...