At this year's New York African Film Festival, we saw films united by key thematic concerns, some of them quite unexpected.
Director Dare Olaitan’s Knock Out Blessing (2018), is nothing less than a meditation on rape culture.
Poitier is a pioneer in Hollywood (the first black male actor to win an Oscar), but, like in most of his US acting roles, he also played it safe in African roles he took on.
Emmanuel Macron's Lagos visit came and went in a long tradition of diversionary state visits by Western politicians who condescend to Nigerians.
Dare Olaitan’s film Ojukokoro gets some room to breathe in New York, after being stifled at the box office in Lagos.
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We are presently experiencing something of a golden age of Nigerian short films. From Iquo B. Essien’s moving, impassioned Aissa’s Story (2013), which was an
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Abba Makama’s exuberant comedy Green White Green (2016) belongs to a new breed of Nigerian art
Obinna Ukwuani, the MIT graduate and self-described “education entrepreneur” wasn’t born in Nigeria, but claims a
The prominence of Nigerian film on the 2016 film festival circuit represents something of a sea
The legendary Senegalese filmmaker Ousmane Sembene (he passed away in 2007) is back in the spotlight