Wakanda Therapy Is This?

Can a film be therapeutic? The first time I watched Black Panther, at the IMAX cinema, I didn’t feel great. If feeling good is the definition of therapeutic then, my first answer is no. Courtesy of 3D glasses, my stomach lurches through the various chase and fight scenes and the vertiginous land-sky-scapes of Wakanda –…

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The Westernisation of Nollywood  – the Loss of the Family Film and a Unique Identity?

One could say that the growth of African cinema can be owed to the prominent Nollywood. The continuous stream of stories dedicated to exploring the polygamy, witchcraft and barrenness in Nigeria. Not to mention the rise of megastars like Genevieve Nnaji, Funke Akindele-Bello, Mercy Johnson, Jim Iyke, Ramsay Noah and of course Osita Iheme. These…

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