Tag: CJ Obasi

Op-Ed EditorJuly 5, 2020

Interview with Nollywood filmmaker CJ Obasi, Nigerian music and cyber crime | The best Nigerian articles of the week

Each week here at YNaija, we round up the best Nigerian writing on the internet, highlighting the stories, profiles, interviews and ...

Bernard DayoNovember 11, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: ‘The Burial of Kojo’ makes history as Ghana’s first Golden Globes entry

The Burial of Kojo, the directorial debut from Ghanaian Samuel “Blitz” Bazawuke, is officially in the running for a Golden ...

Bernard DayoAugust 20, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Santi’s creepy video for ”Raw Dinner” shows he’s the messiah for the horror movie revival in Nollywood

Currently, I think I’m the only who’s been championing for a kind of horror movie revival in the movie industry. ...

Bernard DayoMarch 4, 2019

C J Obasi’s ‘Hello, Rain’ has screened on every continent, and now it will premiere in Australia

I can’t think of any Nigerian film that has enjoyed a lot of film festival appearances than Hello, Rain, the ...

Bernard DayoNovember 26, 2018

Director C.J. Obasi talks Afrofuturism on BBC Minute

I’m here to inform you that Afrofuturism is here to stay, the reimagining of a future filled with arts, science ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 4, 2018

Nollywood was founded on horror movies, but now the industry has neglected the genre

This Friday, The Nun will premiere in cinemas and it will be glorious, a horror movie so scary that YouTube ...

Bernard DayoAugust 10, 2018

From Paris to Bueno Aires: CJ Obasi’s “Hello, Rain” is enjoying a film festival renaissance

Some great movies first cut their teeth at film festivals, captivating audiences and critics alike. In 2015, Todd Haynes’ tender, ...

Bernard DayoJuly 30, 2018

Pleased to inform you that CJ Obasi’s “Mami Wata” has been selected into the Ouaga Film Lab

Mami Wata, the black-and-white, supernatural thriller coming from genre director CJ Obasi, is inching towards becoming a fully-realised program. Still ...

Bernard DayoMay 2, 2018

Don’t ever mix juju with technology! Here’s your second look at CJ Obasi’s afrofuturistic short film “Hello, Rain”

I feel like the warning, “Don’t ever mix juju with technology” will be stuck with me for a long time. ...

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