TIFF: Nollywood Heavyweights Kunle Afolayan & Genevieve Nnaji Talk Complex Dynamics Behind Industry’s Rise

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This year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) City to City program focuses on Lagos, Nigeria – the internationally-recognized, supremely-prolific movie industry that calls Nigeria home – Nollywood; an industry that’s given birth to a growing cadre of local filmmakers interested in shifting the mostly… 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