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Doc About The Nollywood Film Industry 'True Story Nollywood' Screens in New York Feb. 26

by Sergio
February 23, 2013 1:56 PM
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We all know by now about the prolific Nigerian film industry - better known as Nollywood - which has definitely gotten its fair share of world wide attention, some of it criticism.

But just how accurately do Nollywood films reflect African life and culture? That's a question that the new documentary by filmmaker Ihuoma Mambo Atanga answers. Titled, True Story Nollywood, the film aims to "explore the authenticity of the African narrative in Nollywood."

The organization New York Women in Film and Television will host a screening of the documentary, in New York City, on Tuesday Feb 26, at the Anthology Film Archives, at 7PM, during the Archive's Anecdotes of a Nigeria series.

Here's the trailer:

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  • Katrina | February 27, 2013 6:46 PMReply

    Congrats Ihuoma Mambo Atanga! Glad to see this film go from a graduate thesis idea to a film.

  • SuJol | February 24, 2013 9:53 PMReply

    If we can't get to this screening, how can we see the doc?

  • Jamila | February 25, 2013 8:10 AM

    Hi Sujol

    Further screenings will be announced on the facebook page:

  • Ava | February 23, 2013 6:29 PMReply

    That Beyonce & Rihanna film poster..what the what?! (LOL). I am very interested in seeing this doc.

  • AI | February 24, 2013 10:28 AM

    Me too!

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