Former Head of State, Gen Yakubu Gowon, has urged filmmakers and other stakeholders in the movie industry to use their works to promote national unity and patriotism among Nigerians.
Uche is best known for roles in movies such as “Onome,” “Obstacles,” “Saving Alero,”
They’ve taken advantage of being typecast to attain fame, but, now they are breaking the jinx and taking more challenging roles that show they are capable of performing in different situations.
Tunde Kelani Makes A Yoruba Film Adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s “The Lion & the Jewel”
many Nollywood writers and producers have adopted the neo-colonial mindset in their films which focus on Nigerian traditional ways of life. For the sake of specificity, I will focus on Igbo culture in this discourse.
The Wedding Party 2 will premiere on the 10th of December 2017. Mo Abudu, CEO of EbonyLife TV, made the announcement earlier today. The theme of the premiere is “Arabian Nights” and according to Mo, it is set to be the biggest premiere of 2017.
As its centerpiece, the two-day ISU will feature a visit by one of Nollywood’s premier filmmakers, Femi Odugbemi, along with a mini-festival of his films.
Nigerian actresses, such as Rita Dominic ( Desecration) and Belinda Effah ( Talkingdolls) would slug it out in the African Actress of the Year category, while Nigeria’s Joseph Benjamin ( Desecration), Daniel K Daniel ( Talking Dolls), Daniel Lloyds ( Help) and Rotimi Salami ( Notyetmarried) compete to win in the category of Best African Actor of the Year.
Nollywood Gets A New Shining Star