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Nigeria: Talking Nollywood at film corporation lecture

Nigeria: Talking Nollywood at film corporation lecture

(“Nigeria Movie Network”) — The fourth annual film lecture of the Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), titled ‘Nollywood: Reconstructing the Historical and Socio-cultural Contexts of the Nigerian Video Film Industry’, was delivered by the scholar and author of ‘Modernity and African Cinema’, Femi Shaka, at the Silverbird Galleria in Victoria Island, Lagos, on May 5.

Nollywood: Emem Isong’s Rise To Stardom

Nollywood: Emem Isong’s Rise To Stardom

(“Nigeria Movie Network”) — For Emem Isong, writing scripts and producing movies is the core of film production. She has been doing these for over a decade, with recognitions from both home and abroad. She equally made some Nollywood stars that have become part of the most sought after in the industry today.

Nigerian movies, a must-watch for Congolese

Nigerian movies, a must-watch for Congolese

Nollywood News:

Kinshasa – The Nigerian ambassador in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mr Hussein Abdullahi, said on Sunday in Kinshasa that Nigerian films were a must-watch for the Congolese.

A brain with many functions, Tchidi Chikere: Nollywood movie director

A brain with many functions, Tchidi Chikere: Nollywood movie director

Nollywood News:

Tchidi Chikere The list of Nigeria’s best movie directors cannot be complete without the name, Tchidi Chikere. The tenth child, born on the tenth day of the tenth month, has unarguably carved a niche for himself in the world of makebelieve as a scriptwriter, producer, director, actor and singer.

Ghana’s Kwesi Boakye makes a guest star appearance on TNT’s Southland

Ghana’s Kwesi Boakye makes a guest star appearance on TNT’s Southland

After making the news recently with his second consecutive appearance on Rych McCain’s annual list of Hollywood’s most talented kids, Ghanaian-born Hollywood child star, Kwesi Boakye is back in the news again! This time, the 11 year old actor is making a guest appearance this week on TNT’s ‘Southland’, an American drama series created by writer Ann Biderman and produced by Warner Bros Television.

Gamuchirai signs to 50 Cent’s G-Note label

Gamuchirai signs to 50 Cent’s G-Note label

With people rallying around her, she continued to battle on when a wonderful thing happened–50 Cent signed her to his softer-than-hip hop cutting edge music label, G-Note.

Kenyan Films To Screen in PAFF 2011, Los Angeles

Kenyan Films To Screen in PAFF 2011, Los Angeles

Two of Jitu Films productions, ‘Chasing Moses‘ and ‘Haunted’, have been selected for screening in the 19th Pan African Film Festival (PAFF), America’s largest and most prestigious black film festival, in February 16-23, 2011 in Los Angeles!