50th Anniversary Edition of ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner’ Coming to Blu-ray – Check Out 2 Nigerian Interpretations

Sony Pictures

“Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” has been the inspiration for many-a film and stage production, since the Stanley Kramer-directed film satiated white liberals across America in the late 1960s. As I recall, even the Coen Brothers were considering remaking the… Continue Reading

Veteran Nigerian Filmmaker Tunde Kelani Opens Local Training Institute for Aspiring Filmmakers

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Veteran Nigerian Filmmaker, Tunde Kelani, has launched the Mainframe Film and Media Institute (MFMI), a training facility in Nigeria whose stated mission is to contribute to the country’s national development by training talented young filmmakers and media professionals, drawing from the extensive… Continue Reading

Nigeria: Trailer for Kunle Afolayan’s ‘And Then There Were None’-Esque Thriller, ‘The CEO’

The CEO

Nigerian producer-director-actor, Kunle Afolayan’s latest work, the drama-thriller “The CEO” is set to hit cinemas in Nigeria on July 15th, 2016 and in cinemas across continental Africa later in the year. Before that, the film will take an unconventional approach, and make its in-flight premiere on… Continue Reading

Lagos, Nigeria Is This Year’s “City to City” Spotlight at the Toronto International Film Festival

City to City: Lagos

The Toronto International Film Festival’s 2016 City to City program will focus on Lagos, Nigeria! How wonderful is that? Although it shouldn’t be much of a surprise, given the internationally-recognized supremely-prolific movie industry that calls Nigeria home – Nollywood; an industry that’s given birth… Continue Reading