Christopher Okonkwo On Breaking Norms As A Filmmaker “The Age of Enlightenment is coming”

I wish I could change how people look at filmmakers who are not based in Lagos. They look at us with pity, like ‘we never start’. In a country of 36 states, I guess I wish the exposure would be equally shared. You shouldn’t have to be in Lagos to make it.

LONG SLEEVES – The Short hand of Justice

by ‘Chukwu Martin Long Sleeves (2021) a film by David  ”Gee” Ahanmisi is a protest film, a controversial social commentary that traverses the justified hysteria of police brutality. The film imagines an underground justice system where ordinary citizens take action…

ALTAR BOYS – “She Winked At Me” and Other Stories

by Chris Anyanya Altar Boys hold a sacred position in the catholic faith. Their call to service requires them to be morally responsible; they are in many ways the future of the creed and their everyday life and practice should…

DEAR MAX – The Postman Never Returns

The interview with Nifemi Ogunlola, writer, editor and director of Dear Max and Naked by ‘Chukwu Martin. Shot in Agungi, Lekki area of Lagos Nigeria, the film sets up in 1995 following a postman’s letter to Nifemi’s protagonist, Helen played…

Africa Magic Riona’s Kelvinmary on The Anatomy of Acting

by Ella Bakare Kelvinmary Ndukwe is an actor, writer and theatre director who started his professional career with Wole Oguntokun’s Renegade Theatre back in 2006. He is now known as Fregene on Africa Magic’s latest telenovela Riona. In this interview,…