Tag: Biafra

Why Nollywood MUST tell our History

  Nigerian History as a subject,  does not exist, many years ago it was stripped from our school curriculum ; several generations have gone by and know next to nothing about anything that happened in this country. We know little pre-colonial, colonial or post-colonial history. We know very little about the many coups, parties involved, […]

DODAN DAYS – A tale of Nigeria

In 2008 , Steven Soderbergh , released CHE, the two part biopic on revolutionary and cultural icon Che Guevera. It charts the story of a young Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara and a band of Castro-led Cuban exiles mobilize an army to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista. i wonder if Soderbergh got any grieve from […]

Half of a Yellow Sun – The Adaptation Debacle

The recent news of the adaption of Chimanada Adichie’s Award winning novel “Half of a Yellow Sun” into a motion picture has caused a firestorm. All over twitter,face book and blog Nigerians have been irate over the casting raising several objections. 1) The movie being made by Westerners and not Nigerians 2)The casting of Thandie […]