This is the kind of thing I’d love to do more of, if I had the resources.
A series of profiles/interviews by Afrinolly (of the Afrinolly Short Film Competition which we covered earlier this year) of contemporary Nigerian filmmakers, including names that I hope you’ll recognized, since we’ve written about them several times in the past, like Obi Emelonye (Last Flight To Abuja), Tunde Kelani (Dazzling Mirage), Kunle Afolayan (The Figurine), and others.
In the individual profiles, each filmmaker talks about a number of items, including their latest projects, their processes, being Nigerian filmmakers in a global marketplace, the journeys they are on, where they’re going/want to go, Nigerian cinema today and tomorrow, international recognition, and more.
Each is definitely worth a watch.
I’ve embedded 4 below.