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Nollywood and Beyond: Articles

The global influence of Nigeria's video film industry

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Special Issues on Nollywood:

Film International. Guest Edited by Onookome Okome. Vol. 5, No. 4 (2007).

Postcolonial Text. Vol. 3, No. 2 (2007).

Journal of African Cultural Studies. Guest Edited by Lindiwe Dovey. Vol. 22, No. 1 (2010).

Journal of African Cinemas. Guest Edited by Jonathan Haynes. Vol. 4, No. 1 (2012).

Black Camera. Guest Edited by Carmela Garritano. Vol. 5, No. 2 (2014).

Adejunmobi, Moradewun. "English and the Audience of African Popular Culture: The Case of Nigerian Video FIlm." Cultural Critique. No. 50 (2002). 74-103.

Geiger, Jeffrey. "Nollywood Style: Nigerian Movies and 'Shifting Perceptions of Worth'." Film International. Vol. 10, No. 6 (2012). 58-72.

Haynes, Jonathan. "Political Critique in Nigerian Video Films." African Affairs. vol. 105, no. 421 (2006). 511-533.

McCall, John. “Nollywood Confidential: The Unlikely Rise of Nigerian Video Film.” Transition. No. 95 (2004): 98-109.

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Encomium. Africana Folio 966.9005 N2764

Global Excellence: Nigeria's Hottest Celebrity Journal. Africana Folio 966.9005 G562.

Tell. Africana Large 966.9005 T273


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