CHANGING LIVES: ONE DANCE AT A TIME

A woman of about 53 years saw one of my films sometime ago and started shedding tears. That is one of the best reaction and feedback I have gotten since my venture into film making. I hope to be able…

DOD takes a stab at reinterpreting the Nigerian Dream

What if you could change your destiny by going back in time? Altering the very fabric of reality as you know it to instantly satisfy your deepest cravings for riches and luxury? This seeming Afrofuturistic interpretation of the Nigerian Dream…

“YOUR IMAGINATION IS YOUR POWER”

Conversation with Writer & Director Gilbert Bassey on his short film ANANZE AND THE ZIPMAN (2021)  “Your imagination is your power” The title subtly reminds me of the Ashanti folk hero – Anansi the spider and his adventures. Known for…

THE MILKMAID: Riveting Drama Gagged by the NFVCB

By Eniayekan Hope Recently, an article published by Cinema Shed summarily posits that the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) were preventing the Hausa language film from getting rated officially, hence couldn’t be released in cinemas. The film however,…

A Tribute by Tunde Kelani

“It is important to the dead how we say our goodbyes How we light scented candles of words in their memory As the wind would often take hold of them And whisper it on to them on their journey home”…