This London Film Festival is Rethinking the Scope of Nollywood Cinema

We speak with Nadia Denton, curator of the Beyond Nollywood film festival in London.

Beyond Nollywood is a three-day festival of Nigerian films held annually in London as part of the British Film Institute’s Black Star event series. The weekender is only in its second year, but it’s impact is already clear. Returning curator Nadia Denton has once again set out to showcase the full breadth of new Nigerian cinema—from art house to documentaries to animation and experimental films—made by the new generation of Nigerian filmmakers.

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