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Nigerian Indie Film “Eyimofe” Selected For International Film Festival Of India

Following a successful showing in 2020, Nigerian feature film Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) has opened the year with a selection in the World Panorama section of the 51st edition of India’s biggest festival, The International Film Festival of India (IFFI). Opening tomorrow and runs through January 24 in Goa, IFFI organisers recently announced the…

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Nigeria’s Ifeanyi Ifan Micheal Win Four Major Awards At 2020 GMAA [See Complete List]

Nigerian director, Ifeanyi Ifan Micheal took home the biggest prizes at the 2020 Golden Movie Awards Africa for his critically-acclaimed movie “Foreigners God“, giving him one of his biggest feat in his career. He was nominated in the Golden Story Drama, Golden Director, and Golden Costumier categories for which he triumphed, while Kang Quintus followed closely winning Golden Actor Drama, Golden Supporting…

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Ghana Movies Awards 2020: “Citation”, “Foreigners God” & “Fix Us” Among Nominees [See Full List]

And 2020 Ghana Movies Awards (GMA) is here… Nominations for the annual award ceremony were revealed Tuesday, and Habiba Sinare and Umar Klupp‘s blockbuster “18” comes out on top with 13 nods. While Yvonne Nelson’s film “Fix Us“, “Ogbozo“, Frank Gharbin’s film “Heroes of Africa” and Kunle Afolayan‘s “Citation” all scored nominations. Nollywood’s Eucharia Anunobi, Ini Dima-Okojie, Sam Dede, Mofe Duncan, Temi Otedola, Gabriel Afolayan alongside Ghanaian actors Yvonne…

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Kemi Adetiba’s “King of Boys 2” To Be Released As A Netflix Original

Nigerian filmmaker, Kemi Adetiba has disclosed that her much-anticipated movie sequel, “King Of Boys 2” will be a Netflix original. The first installment of the motion picture garnered several nods including veteran actress Sola Sobowale for her outstanding performance. Recall that it first showed at the cinemas before being made available for streaming on Netflix, however, the second will go straight to the…

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BON Awards 2020: “Living In Bondage: Breaking Free”, Ramsey Nouah & More Win Big | See Full List

Drum-roll, please… The 2020 Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards took place over the past weekend in Ekiti State and there were many moments of surprise and delight. From Charles Okpaleke’s Living in Bondage: Breaking Free to Kayode Kasum’s ‘This Lady Called Life‘, the awards hosted by actress Tana Adelana and comedian Mr Macaroni were seemingly all about the most-talked…

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Nigeria’s ‘Eyimofe’ Wins Achille Valdata Award At Italy’s Torino International Film Festival

Nigerian feature film, Eyimofe (This is My Desire) has won the Achilles Valdosta Award at the just concluded Torino International Film Festival in Italy. The film, which had its world premiere at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival, was screened on November 24, in the Torino 38 section of the renowned festival. Named after the…

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Dakore Egbuson-Akande To Serve As Juror In The 2021 Paris International Film Festival

Notable Nollywood actress, Dakore Egbuson-Akande  will join other filmmakers across the world for next year’s edition of the Paris International Film Festival, PIFF director Jenna Suru announced on Monday. Dakore, in the public statement, was described as an “accomplished, well-loved and highly regarded Multiple Award-winning Film/Stage Actor, TV personality, Vocalist/Dancer and Humanitarian.” Since her 1999 lead debut in Nollywood…

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American Actress Lashana Lynch Makes History As The First Black Female 007

The James Bond franchise has confirmed that its 25th release would feature talented American actress Lashana Lynch, who makes history as the first Black female 007 agent in the long-time film series. According to Glamour, Lynch appeared to confirm that her character in the upcoming James Bond movie, No Time to Die, will take on that famous call signal: 007.…

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American Model Wins Halloween 2020 With Major Beyoncé-Approved Tribute | WATCH

Tabria Majors may have shined in the US as a curve model and fashion ambassador for the past few years, but Halloween has further expanded her reach after Majors had the whole world in awe with her self-financed tribute to Beyoncé. The L.A. based influencer who has a strong Instagram following had no idea the project tagged ‘Beylloween’ would generate this much…

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Nigerian Pidgin English Finally Accepted As A Foreign Language At The Oscars

According to Premium Times, the Oscars has approved Nigerian Pidgin English as a non-English (Foreign language) recording dialogue in films. The Nigeria Official Selection Committee For the Academy Awards submissions through its chairperson, Chineze Anyaene-Abonyi, announced this in a press release on Saturday, revealing details of the timeline of the committee’s progress. Nigeria’s first-ever submission for Oscar contention was…

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