Film and TV

Why Copyright Protection Matters For The Future of Nollywood| Afrocritik
Why Copyright Protection Matters For The Future of Nollywood

Some filmmakers often operate with a limited understanding of copyright laws and the frameworks available…

“Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti” Review: Bolanle Austen-Peters Skillfully Conveys a Political Treatise in This Biopic | Afrocritik
“Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti” Review: Bolanle Austen-Peters Skillfully Conveys a Political Treatise in This Biopic

By presenting fragments of Funmilayo’s life, the biopic doesn’t also attempt to be a Wikipedia…

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“UNO (The F in Family)” Review: Ebuka Njoku’s Sophomore Feature is Endearing, But Does It Triumph?

In UNO, Njoku sets out to give us a snapshot of a family with all…

A Brief History of the Visual Language of Sex in Cinema | Afrocritik
A Brief History on the Visual Language of Sex in Cinema

Films like Scores to Settle and Highway to the Grave were pretty much erotic thrillers…

AMVCA 2024: The Year the Award Ceremony Attempted to Get It Right

Possibly, in years to come, we might look back, barring the C. J “Fiery” Obasi’s…

“Water & Garri” Review: Meji Alabi’s Directorial Debut Feature Offers Scintillating Visuals But Doubtful Storytelling

Water & Garri provides evidence for the wide range of imaginative talent inherent in Nigeria’s…

“Momiwa” Review: Family is Redefined in the Biodun Stephen-Directed Drama

Momiwa beautifully illustrates that the true essence of family lies in the sincere efforts and…

“Postcards” Review: Hamisha Daryani Ahuja’s Series Stacks the Pile of Poorly-Contrived Nollywood Productions

Rarely does one witness a gathering of filmmakers — from actors to editors to writers,…

Why We Need New Names in Nollywood

Whatever the scale of the imagination, conventional wisdom used to be this: that a name…

Strained | Now showing on Netflix | Afrocritik
“Strained” Review: Okechukwu Oku’s Film is Simple Yet Sophisticated

In its concise runtime, Strained explores a plethora of issues with remarkable finesse, avoiding the…