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Month: March 2020

Nollywood

This Artist Made A Collage Of Our Top Favourite Movies

Nollywood has been receiving more attention and it is undoubtedly one of the things that makes us take and pay close attention to her. In light of the growth enjoyed, self-taught freelance illustrator, Akhigbe Akhai (aka LeanKid) launched a limited series, Nollywood Mash, which finds him creating mash-ups of some industry’s biggest hit movies. Blending two top …

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Ben Enwonwu

Ben Enwonwu’s ‘Sefi’ To Be Auctioned At Sotheby’s Modern, Contemporary African Art Auction

Sotheby’s auction of Modern and Contemporary African Art will return to London for a fifth consecutive season. Since the commencement of the series in 2017, Sotheby’s sales in the category have achieved over sixty world records, championing the work of artists across Africa and diaspora, and highlighting a rising global interest in the field. From …

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John Boyega

John Boyega Set To Produce More African Films For Netflix

John Boyega has recently teamed up with Netflix to produce a number of African films under his production company UpperRoom. The films will be in non-English languages and focus particularly on East and West African countries. Commenting on the recent development, Boyega said, “I am thrilled to partner with Netflix to develop a slate of …

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Kiki Mordi

Kiki Mordi Teases Trailer For New Documentary ‘What Happened To Tarkwa Bay’

Award-winning Journalist and producer of the critically acclaimed BBC #SexForGrades documentary, Kiki Mordi has another one up her sleeves. ‘What Happened To Tarkwa Bay’ is an expose on life on the island as told by residents themselves. Through her production outfit Document Women aimed at telling stories that affect women and vulnerable groups, Kiki puts the lens across the settlements in the bay, unraveling …

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Toxic Masculinity

Listen to ‘The Talk Room’ Episode 4: ‘The Thing About You Being A Man That Is Toxic’

The concept of toxic masculinity is used in societal and media discussions of masculinity to refer to certain cultural norms that are associated with harm to society and to men themselves. While there is nothing wrong with owning to one’s gender, traditional stereotypes of men as socially dominant may be okay some years ago, along …

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Netflix She Did That

‘She Did That’ – Netflix Pilot Documentary On Black Women CEOs

In celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day, themed Generation Equality, Netflix has premiered a new documentary starring black women CEOs and entrepreneurs.  She Did That was created by filmmaker and blogger Renae L. Bluitt, marking her first cinematic project, and as a digital content creator and PR consultant The film juxtaposes better representation of black female entrepreneurs in …

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Fred Martins

Fred Martins Reinterprets Moments In History With New Collection Prints ‘Aba Women Riot’

March marks Women’s History Month, and for African women, one event that still holds a relevance today is the Aba Women’s Riot, also known as The Women’s War of 1929, in which thousands of predominantly Igbo women in eastern Nigeria mobilized to challenge British colonial rule and the barriers placed on women’s civic life. In …

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