Keyword: Nigeria

Half of a Yellow Sun

Half of a Yellow Sun (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 05/15/2014
Olanna and Kainene are glamorous twins from a wealthy Nigerian family. Returning to a privileged city life in newly independent 1960s Nigeria after their expensive English education, the two women make very different choices. Olanna shocks her family by going to live with her lover, the "revolutionary professor" Odenigbo in the university town of Nsukka. Kainene turns out to be a fiercely...
Finding Fela

Finding Fela (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 07/31/2014
The film tells the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti's life, his music, his social and political importance. He created a new musical movement, Afrobeat, using that forum to express his revolutionary political opinions against the dictatorial Nigerian government of the 1970s and 1980s. His influence helped bring a change towards democracy in Nigeria and promoted Pan Africanist politics to the world.
Dir: Alex Gibney
With: N/A