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

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

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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

African Cinema: (Exclusive) 1st Annual Nigerian Film Festival New York to be Held November 6th-14th, 2015

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The Nigerian Film Festival Series has announced the dates, speakers and comprehensive outline of the First Annual Nigerian Film Festival Series. The event will be held in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan between November 6th and November 14th, 2015 at the following venues: Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, November 6th. St. Francis College, Brooklyn, November 9th & 10th. Langston Hughes Cultural Center, Queens, … Read More

African Cinema: 7 Latest Nollywood and Hollywood Movie Trailers

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It’s the weekend and time to check out the latest and seemingly interesting trailers coming out of Nollywood, and a few good ones out of Hollywood with an African connection. Here are our 7 latest Nollywood and Hollwood movie trailers to check out: 1. Concussion “Concussion is an upcoming American sports drama film directed and written by Peter Landesman, based … Read More

Lisa Folawiyo of Jewel by Lisa Stuns on the Cover of Genevieve Magazine’s September Issue

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Lisa Folawiyo Genevieve Magazine

Lisa Folawiyo, founder and creative director of Jewel by Lisa, is the cover girl for this months’s issue of Genevieve Magazine, Nigeria’s leading fashion and lifestyle publication. Check out what the magazine editors had to say about the designer on their cover, then head over there to Genevieve Magazine for more details and where to purchase your copy. “September is … Read More

African Cinema: Nollywood’s Rukky Sanda Premieres ‘Dark’ (Photos & Video)

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Popular Nollywood actress and movie producer Rukayat Akinsanya, aka Rukky Sanda, premiered her 17th movie, “Dark”, on Friday, August 29, 2015 at Nigeria’s Silverbird Cinemas, Victoria Island, Lagos. Rukky was joined by friends, families and colleagues in the movie industry including reputable names like Emem Isong, Ini Edo, and Adunni Ade. View the video and photos from the event:

Video: Making Blockbuster Movies in a Nation without Theaters

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Cameroon Movies CNN Inside Africa

  With no permanent cinema houses left in Cameroon, filmmakers and film enthusiasts alike are finding creative ways to bring African-made movies to the people. From the first film school of its kind in the country to a traveling cinema that brings movies directly to unlikely communities, CNN Inside Africa’s Soni Methu explores the world of Cameroonian film. Watch the … Read More