Tag: Lionheart

Culture Intelligence from REDJanuary 12, 2021

Give the money to Funke! How the numbers show Nigeria’s entertainment industry is ready for big money

Despite the pandemic. Nigeria’s entertainment industry is making money. It is time to give it more!

EditorNovember 6, 2019

Fret not, Lionheart’s disqualification at the Oscars has its own peculiar lesson about media

Twitter was agog this morning when it was announced that Genevieve Nnaji’s juggernaut of a film, Lionheart, had been disqualified from ...

Bernard DayoOctober 3, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Genevieve Nnaji’s ”Lionheart” announced as Nigeria’s submission for Oscars 2020

The Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee (NOSC) on Wednesday announced that Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart will be the country’s submission in the ...

Bernard DayoJune 18, 2019

Here’s why we think Genevieve Nnaji might be working on a new movie

Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut Lionheart was a huge inflection point in her career, having its premiere at the 2018 Toronto ...

Bernard DayoMarch 13, 2019

Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ screens at the Bonhams African Art gallery in London

Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut Lionheart has been a success story out of Nollywood, beaming a light towards Nigeria and the ...

Bernard DayoMarch 6, 2019

How Steven Spielberg’s push against Netflix can hurt the chances of African movies at the Oscars

The 91st Academy Awards, for which critical darling Roma took home major wins, came with a surprising post-script: Steven Spielberg wants the ...

Wilfred OkicheJanuary 22, 2019

Profile: How Genevieve Nnaji became Queen of Nollywood (again)

In December 2018, two decades after starting out with a bit part in the crime drama, Most Wanted, Genevieve Nnaji ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 12, 2019

Kerry Washington’s verdict on ”Lionheart” is that she loves it!

The buzz around Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart, which arrived on Netflix last week Friday, hit a new high when Hollywood actress ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 8, 2019

A pirated copy of ‘Lionheart’ was recently sold in traffic and here’s why Nollywood urgently needs to tackle its piracy problem

Just four days after Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut Lionheart arrived on Netflix, a clip of a pirated copy being hawked ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 4, 2019

Genevive Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ is now streaming on Netflix today!

Only recently marking 20 years in Nollywood, Genevieve Nnaji’s buzzy, directorial debut Lionheart is a love letter to Nigeria. After ...

Bernard DayoDecember 20, 2018

Genevieve Nnaji has allegedly accused FilmOne Distribution for refusing to distribute ‘Lionheart’

There has been a fairytale quality about Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart, its ample, exquisite publicity and the goodwill from the film ...

Bernard DayoDecember 16, 2018

Here’s when Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ will start streaming on Netflix

With the film festival fare and goodwill that Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut Lionheart has enjoyed, streaming powerhouse Netflix has announced ...

Bernard DayoDecember 7, 2018

Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ screens at the Marrekech International Film Festival

This year’s Marrekech International Film Festival officially kicked off last week Friday, in Morocco, and is slated to end December ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 13, 2018

Genevieve Nnaji was interviewed on CNN about Netflix acquiring ‘Lionheart,’ and here are some takeaways

Following the announcement that Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut Lionheart will premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, there’s been ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 8, 2018

Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’

Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut Lionheart will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival today. No longer news. But according to ...

Bernard DayoAugust 25, 2018

Why we are rooting for Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival

From the current crop of Nigerian female directors and filmmakers, Genevieve Nnaji’s solid career as an actress is coming to ...

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