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…

Video: Making Blockbuster Movies in a Nation without Theaters

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  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…

Meet Nigeria’s 100 Most Influential Women – #YWomen100

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In its quest to inspire a generation of women to do greater things in diverse fields of endeavour, Y!/YNaija.com, in partnership with Leading Ladies Africa project brings you Nigeria’s 100 Most Influential Women – #YWomen100. These are the ladies who steer the course of history in a usually male dominated environment – they have acknowledged…

The 11 Most Influential Women in Nollywood

11 Most Influential Women in Nollywood

“In Nollywood, there are few leading women. Many of them strut the stage of stardom, power and influence with attendant noise while some of them go about wielding their power, influence and making and spending their money with any attention. To some, being on the cover of every paper and magazine is the true testament…

African Cinema: Introducing Nollywood Actress Leonora Okine

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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…