Nnebue: the anatomy of power

Haynes, Jonathan
July 2007
Film International (16516826);2007, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p30
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the history of video films in Nigeria. According to the author, the first Nigerians to shoot feature fictional films on video were artists from the Yoruba traveling theater tradition, who turned to video when making films on celluloid. Following the emergence of such field, Nnebue, an Igbo dealer of electronic products has financed a number of Yoruba films and participated various ways and learning about movie-making. Moreover, the author stated that Nnebue's involvement has the been the founding moment of the country's motion picture industry, until it grows and develops.


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