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Nov 05, 2019
Lionheart, Nigeria's first-ever entry at Oscars, disqualified by The Academy for its predominantly English dialogueLionheart helmer Genevieve Nnaji and filmmaker Ava DuVernay have criticised The Academy's decision to drop Lionheart from their International Feature Film category.
Oct 03, 2019
Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart becomes Nigeria's first-ever entry at Oscars: 'Proud to carry the torch'Lionheart, directed by Genevieve Nnaji, had its world premiere at 2018 Toronto International Film Festival.
May 07, 2019
Lionheart movie review: Genevieve Nnaji’s film, Netflix's first Nigerian original, entertains even as it informsLionheart urges you to believe in the ultimate reward awaiting a good person who sets out to do the right thing with a big heart and an open mind. You will be tested, tried and thrown into the arms of despair, it says, but you must stick to your path.
Jul 01, 2018
Emmanuel Macron to visit Nigerian music legend Fela Kuti's New Afrika Shrine during visit to countryEmmanuel Macron will on Tuesday visit a nightclub founded by Nigerian music legend Fela Kuti, becoming the first "real president" to enter the venue.
Apr 23, 2016
WIPO conference highlights the tension between access to creative works and ensuring creator's rightsThe World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) debates the global digital content market and its impact on creators of films, producers, publishers and distribution platforms.
Apr 10, 2015
Nigeria has Nollywood, and now Uganda's informal film industry is called 'Wakaliwood'After the films are made, the production staff and actors, peddle the films door-to-door across Uganda for up to 3,000 shillings a film, or around a dollar