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Title:Auteuring Nollywood: critical perspective on 'The Figurine'
Editor:Afolayan, Adeshina
Year:2014
Pages:457
Language:English
City of publisher:Ibadan
Publisher:University Press PLC
ISBN:9780698280; 9789780698287; 9780698299; 9789780698294
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:Nollywood
films
filmmakers
cultural change
About person:Kunle AfolayanISNI
Abstract:In the first part of this book various authors interrogate the thematic focus and cinematic style employed in the film 'The Figurine' (Nigeria, Kunle Afolayan, 2009), while also using that singular work to address new trends in Nigerian cinema, popularly referred to as Nollywood. Part two offers insights into the African and Nigerian film industry as a whole. The third part of the book is dedicated to interviews with Kunle Afolayan, as well as the scriptwriter, the director of photography, the production designer and one of the lead actresses of 'The Figurine'. Contributions by Jonathan Haynes, Adeshina Afolayan, Sola Afolayan, Folabi Jimoh, Ayo Adeduntan, Chukwuma Okoye, Olatunde Bayo Lawuyi, Jane Thorburn, James Yeku, Gbemi Adeoti & Abdullahi Lawal, Dele Layiwola, Foluke Ogunleye, Matthew H. Brown, Gideon Tanimonure, A.G.A. Bello, Hyginus Ekwuazi and Onookome Okome. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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