Past event

Research Event

Beyond Nollywood: Contemporary Nigerian Film-making

Westminster, UK Parliament, London

Africa Programme

Participants

Nadia Denton, Curator, Beyond Nollywood, BFI Southbank; Author, The Nigerian Filmmaker’s Guide to Success: Beyond Nollywood
Remi Vaughan-Richards, Director, Faaji Agba
Chair: Kate Osamor MP, Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nigeria

Overview

This Nigeria APPG film screening and panel event will explore contemporary Nigerian cinema and the new wave of film-makers who are revolutionizing the industry. 

A clip of the 2015 film Faaji Agba will be screened followed by a Q&A with the film’s director and the curator of the forthcoming African Odysseys Present: Beyond Nollywood programme, part of the BFI Southbank’s BLACK STAR film season championing the achievements of black stars from the earliest years of cinema to the present day.

Faaji Agba interweaves the history of the music scene of Lagos from the 1940s to the present day and will be showcased at the Beyond Nollywood programme of international Nigerian cinema (18-20 November 2016).