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.
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.
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.
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Nollywood, a new documentary premiering on Al Jazeera English on Tuesday, 28 July 2015, is an inside look at Nigeria’s prolific film industry,
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