British Council in partnership with First Bank announces Lagos Theatre Festival 2016

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British Council

The British Council has, for three years, been working on a theatre programme to stimulate innovation in theatre practice in Nigeria. The council sought to offer opportunities for professional exchange between Nigerian and British theatre makers and this birthed the Lagos Theatre Festival in 2012. This year, Lagos Theatre Festival returns bigger and better than ever as part of UK/Nigeria … Read More

African Cinema: Mildred Okwo & Rita Dominic’s SURU L’ERE (Patience Pays) Opens in Cinemas February 12, 2016

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Suru L'ere

The Audrey Silva Company revealed, today, plans for the world wide premiere of its highly anticipated sophomore film Suru L’ere (Patience Pays) on Friday, February 12, 2016. The film is a romantic comedy about a young man Arinze (Seun Ajayi) whose chance meeting with a beautiful woman Omosigho (Beverly Naya) causes him to explore a “get rich quick” idea to … Read More

Rising British Nigerian Actor Emmanuel Imani Set for Hollywood

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Emmanuel Imani

Introducing fast-rising British Nigerian actor Emmanuel Imani, who is set to take Hollywood by storm in 2016, with the premiere of his debut Hollywood movie titled Criminal, which sees Imani starring alongside three of the biggest actors in the world – Oscar Award winners Kevin Costner and Tommy Lee Jones, as well as BAFTA Award winner Gary Oldman. Hailing from … Read More

Top 13 Fashion Looks at the Golden Globes 2016

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The 73rd Golden Globes event kicked-off awards season last night in Hollywood. Held at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, the event honors the brightest in television and film in the USA and abroad (foreign film category). Here are the top 13 fashion looks we spotted on the red carpet. Jennifer Lopez Taraji P. Henson Zendaya Tran Jeong with … Read More

AMVCA Nominations 2016: @Sara Blecher @Stephanie Linus @GenevieveNnaji1 Steal Nominations Spotlight + See Full List of Nominees

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AMVCA 2016

Organizers of the 2016 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards recently revealed nominees for next year’s event at a private event held at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria. The event which was held during the second week of December saw Africa’s top filmmakers, actors and actresses in attendance. Stealing the spotlight, however, were movies by three African women … Read More

African Cinema: Watch Trailer of The Dance Movie Project #TDMJ

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The Dance Movie Project

The Dance Movie Project (#TDMP) is inspired by real-life events. The plot follows a dancing duo of brothers, Femi and Wale, known as some of the best underground competition dancers in Lagos, Nigeria, who despite the disapproval of their single mother, continue to chase their passion for dance. The lives of the brothers take an unexpected down-turn when their ailing … Read More

Red Carpet Photos: Nigeria’s Crème de la Crème Attend Mo’Abudu’s ‘Fifty’ Movie Worldwide Premiere

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Fifity Premiere 13

Fifty, a movie produced by Nigerian media mogul and owner of EbonyLife Films, Mo Abudu, held its official premiere at the Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos on Sunday, December 13, 2015. The event attracted some of Nigeria’s top dignitaries, socialites,  business tycoons, local and international press and entertainment celebrities such as King Sunny Ade, and Tiwa Savage who were some … Read More

Netflix ‘Beasts of No Nation’ Nigeria Screening & Afterparty: Idris Elba, Abraham Attah and Uzodinma Iweala Attend

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Genevieve x Uzo

It was all glitz and glamour at Scarlet Lodge in Victoria Island this past Saturday, when Netflix invited the influential and beautiful Lagos crowd to the official Red Carpet After Party, immediately following the premiere screening of “Beasts of No Nation” at Silverbird Galleria. Hosted by Idris Elba and Abraham Attah, the two lead actors, and Uzodinma Iweala, the Nigerian-American author of the book the film is based on, only about … Read More