Viewers speak on Eyimofe (This Is MyDesire)
Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) had its global premiere last Monday at a sold-out CinemaxX at the just-concluded Berlin International Film Festival. Directed by the Esiri brothers, Arie and Ochuko, the GDN Studios-presented film also had three equally sold-out subsequent screenings over the course of the Berlinale. Here is a cross-section of views from those who were lucky enough to purchase a ticket to view the highly-rated Nigerian film.
Nigerian film Eyimofe premieres at the Berlinale
Directors say Eyimofe will make you feel like you were actually in Lagos Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) is enjoying a good run at the Berlin International Film Festival, with tickets sold out for the first two nights of screening. Deutsche Welle’s Eddy Micah Jr had the directors of the highly-rated Nigerian film, twin brothers Arie and Chuko Esiri, on News Africa where the siblings, amongst other things, talked about how Eyimofe will make audiences feel like they actually travelled to Lagos and experienced the day-to-day life of residents of Africa’s most populous city.
Bolanle and Bunmi Ninalowo: Love stories deserve happy endings
Many Disney love stories always have the same ending, girl marries boy and they ride off into the sunset to live happily ever after. However, reality gives us different doses of what love stories can be like. It is not as smooth as the romance novels will like us to believe, not even when it involves a tall and hunky man like Bolanle Ninolowo and his love interest Bunmi.
Nigeria gets animated
African entertainment has been attracting fans from all across the world. Nigeria’s movie industry "Nollywood" is the second largest film producer worldwide, with around 50 movies being released every week. And now many are asking: is animation the next big thing?
Why Oscars disqualified Genevieve Nnaji's Lionheart
Netflix's first Nollywood film, Lionheart has been disqualified from Oscars. The film, starring and directed by Genevieve Nnaji, one of Nollywood’s biggest stars, is predominantly in English with only about 12 minutes of the film’s 95-minute run time in Igbo, one of Nigeria’s main local languages.
Nigerian Army partners Nollywood to tell military operation stories
Nigerian Army partners Nollywood to tell military operation stories.
Nollywood Week Paris 2019: A look at Nollywood movies that made the shortlist
Nollywood Week Paris 2019 is back in full color as a number of Nigerian movies are set to be showcased at the festival. Watch and find out if your fave made the cut
Jim Iyke, Stella Damasus co-star in new flick, Lovebirds
Nollywood stars, Jim Iyke and Stella Damasus co-star in Lovebirds, a romcom by Lancelot Odua-Imasuen.
Nollywood: Funding Africa's biggest BOX Office
In 2016 Nollywood’s combined box office topped N3.5 billion ( $11.5 million) with local movies generating 30% in sales. To some, that's insignificant but to Bank of Industry, that is outstanding.