Events, Film

African Cinema: Finding FELA Out in UK Cinemas from Sept. 5th, 2014

FILM: FINDING FELA (Directed by Alex Gibney) Running Time – 119minutes Out in UK Cinemas from 5th Sept 2014 “Finding Fela” is the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s life, music, and political importance. He created Afrobeat, using that as a political forum to oppose the Nigerian dictatorship and to advocate for the rights of all …


Photos: Nollywood Actress Beverly NAYA for Exquisite Magazine

Beverly Ifunaya Bassey (born April 17, 1988), popularly known as Beverly Naya, is a British born Nigerian actress. She won the Most Promising Talent category at the 2010 Best Of Nollywood Awards. She also won the award for Fast Rising Actress at the 2011 City People Entertainment Awards. -Wikipedia


African Cinema | Watch ‘GIDI CULTURE’ Web Series Starring Fashion’s Own Toni Tones

Toni Tones is a multifaceted woman. She is a fashion stylist, photographer, voice over talent, musician and now an actress; and she is actually good in those diverse roles. Some people are just blessed with numerous talents and she is one of those. Tones makes her debut acting appearance in the web series titled ‘Gidi …


African Cinema: Winners emerge in the MTN Afrinolly Short Film Competition

The top three winners in the MTN Afrinolly Short Film Competition have finally been selected. After submissions opened for Season 2 of the competition on September 1, 2013, over 400 entries were received from African filmmakers from 16 countries by the deadline of November 30, 2013. An international panel of judges in the creative industries …


African Cinema: Finalists Announced; Afrinolly Short Film Competition, Commences Online Public Voting

After a rigorous exercise of screening and pruning by the panel of Judges, the organisers of the Afrinolly Short Film Competition are proud to announce a shortlist of ten (10) finalists each in the contest’s Short Film and Documentary categories. With over 400 entries received from 16 countries (Rwanda, Kenya, Nigeria, UK, Namibia, Tanzania, Ghana, …