Film show: Chloé Zhao's Oscar-winning movie 'Nomadland'
FRANCE 24's film critic Lisa Nesselson shares her thoughts on "Nomadland" and why it wouldn't have been one of her top choices for the Academy Awards. Frances McDormand plays the lead role in Chloé Zhao's feature film. It won the Best Picture, Best Director and Best Female Lead gongs at the 2021 Oscars. McDormand portrays a widow who leaves a now-desolate former company town in Nevada and takes up life as a modern-day nomad.
Celebrities star at Eyimofe movie premiere
The grand home premiere of The GDN Studios latest movie release, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) was welcomed with a global reception at the Ebony Life Place Victoria Island, Lagos on Sunday, April 18th, 2021. The most anticipated event, which came ahead of the movie's cinematic release on April 23rd, started with a large group of celebrities, fashionistas, Nollywood actors, and dignitaries striking poses on the red carpet.
Temi Ami-Williams & Cynthia Ebijie: Beyond Eyimofe sisterhood
The friendship between Temi Ami-Williams and Cynthia Ebijie is reminiscent of their on-screen characters, the sister's Rosa Temi Ami-Williams and Grace Cynthia Ebijie in the film Eyimofe. Two sisters struggling to survive the harsh realities of Nigeria, all they have is themselves and their hope for a better future by seeking greener pastures. The characters of Rosa and Grace as sisters have obviously transcended beyond the screens to reality.
Nigeria's Federal government debunks claims vaccine allocated to the rich and more
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Here are some of the stories to look out for when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Thursday.
Chadwick Boseman wins posthumous Golden Globe for his final movie role
Chadwick Boseman was named best movie actor at the Golden Globe awards on Sunday (February 28), six months after his death at age 43 shocked fans around the world. Boseman, best known for the superhero movie "Black Panther," was awarded the Golden Globe for lead actor in a movie drama for his role as an ambitious trumpet player in 1920s jazz drama "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom."
How 'Lady Buckit and the Motley Mopsters' came to birth II The Process
When a little girl finds herself in wildly unfamiliar territory, she encounters a band of highly unusual characters who change the course of her destiny forever. Chris Ihidero talks about how the animated movie 'Lady Buckit and the Motley Mopsters' was produced.
Oloture: Between Tobore Ovuorie and Mo Abudu's EbonyLife
Oloture, a Netflix sponsored movie is generating controversy months after it was taken off the Video-on-Demand platform.
Movie lovers believe Kujus movie will do well in the Nigerian market
Fans of Nollywood movies are in for a fascinating trip to the historic town of Badagry, Lagos, through the eyes of The Kuju siblings in TMPL Motion Pictures first cinema release, Introducing The Kujus (ITK). The blockbuster movie, which is distributed by FilmOne goes to the theatres across Nigeria from Friday, November 27. ITK is one of the latest flicks expected to bring back the sparks and excitement to Nigerian cinema after the long COVID-19 induced industry shutdown.
Channing Tatum shaves head after wrapping latest movie
Channing Tatum has shaved his head to celebrate wrapping filming his latest movie Dog.
EYIMOFE (This is My Desire) | Trailer
Set in Lagos, Nigeria Eyimofe (This is My Desire) follows the stories of Mofe, a factory technician, and Rosa, a hairdresser, on their quest for what they believe will be a better life on foreign shores. A passport, photos and a visa form recurring elements. The characters’ misfortunes are part of their everyday life and they are sketching out the need to leave Nigeria at the same time. At the bottom of the socio-economic ladder, status, money, gender, skin colour and family structures are inextricably connected. The longing for another life is but one thread in this complex mesh, a promise that floats above things at once near and far away. #EYIMOFE