Explorin the evolution of Nollywood’s identity, from its modest beginnings to its quest for recognition on the global stage, highlighting the challenges and changes within the Nigerian film industry.
Hollywood’s history, despite its challenges, provides a wealth of lessons that could equip evolving African film industries to better engage with international markets and partnerships, potentially playing a significant role in elevating African cinema to a global stage.
While both films followed different paths in terms of financing, audience targeting, and global reach, both films contribute valuable insights and lessons for future film projects in Nigeria and Africa broadly, emphasizing the importance of diverse financing strategies, global collaboration, and effective communication and transparency.
The complexities of PALAVER, a 1926 British film set in Nigeria, its historical context, racial dynamics, and place in Nigerian cinema history.
Our historical digs into African cinema’s past puts us on the trail of Ola Balogun, tracing the footsteps of a pioneer who, along with fellow trailblazers including Francis Oladele and Hubert Ogunde, painted the canvas of Nigerian cinema.
The pioneering Yoruba Traditional Traveling Theatre’s influence on Nigerian cinema is significant. Artists like Hubert Ogunde and Duro Ladipo broke new ground.
Comparing the use of motifs in Nigerian cinema over time, using the 2022 anthology JUJU STORIES as the driver.
The Nigerian film industry has a diversity problem. A popular caricature is the Igbo man.