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

Finding Fela Movie Out in the UK

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 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: 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: Introducing Nollywood Actress Leonora Okine

Leonora Okine

Remember the name because burgeoning actress LEONORA OKINE is poised to take over Nollywood in the coming months. Already firmly on the lips of industry tastemakers having been selected to star in the third season of MTV Shuga, you will have already seen the beautiful actressLeonora Okine starring in Happy Family and award-winning TV soap Tinsel among several TV and Film appearances. An…