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5 Questions for a Filmmaker–Tunde Kelani

Living legend, award-winning filmmaker and storyteller Tunde Kelani’s (a.k.a. TK) grew up in the town of Abeokuta – home to two other legends; Wole Soyinka and musician Fela Kuti. As…..

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Nollywood Week in Paris

Even though Nigeria didn’t get much love at this year’s FESPACO film festival, some Parisian organizers believe that the francophone world has been ready for Naija cinema. Nollywood, the world’s…..

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Nollywood: Nigeria’s Mirror

This past summer on a rainy June afternoon, I spent a few hours interviewing Nigerian poet and critic, Odia Ofeimun. I met him while co-producing a radio documentary about Nollywood…..

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New films roundup N°1

My latest list of new African films or films with African topics. From now on I’ll start numbering them. So this is N°1. This list include “The Ambassador,” a Western set in Namibia, a sort of sequal to “eLollipop” and a documentary about Kenya’s version of “America’s Best Dance Crew.”