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Nollywood and Beyond: Videos in the Collection

The global influence of Nigeria's video film industry

Guide to the Africana Video Collection

Select Nigerian Movies in English

Blood Money / written/directed by Chico Ejiro. With Zack Orji, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Francis Agu. 1997. VHS.

Blood Vapour / directed by Bolaji Dawodu; written/produced by Goddy Asuzu Ibe. With Nkem Owoh, Hilda Dokubo, Zachee Orji. 1997. VHS.

Domitilla: The Story of a Prostitute / directed by Zeb Ejiro. With Anne Njemanze, Kate Henshaw. 1996. VHS.

Karishika / directed by Christian Onu; story by Felix Okoro; produced by Ifeanyi Ikpoenyi. With Bob-Manuel Udokwu, Sandra Achums, Ifeanyi Ikpoenyi. 1998. VHS.

Keeping My Mandirected by Rukky Sanda, Ikechukwu Nnaebue; written/produced by Rukky Sanda. With Ramsey Nouah, Rukky Sanda, Ini Edo. 2014. DVD (Region 2; PAL).

Love in Vendetta / directed by Chico Ejiro; written by Ekenna U-Igwe, Zack Orji; produced by Zack Orji. With Zack Orji, Kate Henshaw, Justus Esiri. 1996. VHS. 

The Mirror Boy / written/directed by Obi Emelonye; producer, Patrick Campbell. With Genevieve Nnaji, Osita Iheme, Edward Kagutuzi. 2011. DVD (Region 2; PAL).

Mr. & Mrs. / directed by Ikechukwu Onyeka; written/produced by Chinwe Egwuagu. With Nse Ikpe Etim, Joseph Benjamin, Barbara Soky. 2012. DVD (PAL).

Nneka the Pretty Serpent / directed by Zeb Ejiro; produced by Okechukwu Ogunjiofor. With Ngozi Ezeonu, Rita Nzelu, Eucharia Anunobi. 1992. VHS.

Osuofia in London / directed by Kingsley Ogoro; written/produced by Kingsley Ogoro and Kola Munis. With Nkem Owoh, Mara Derwent, Cynthia Okereke. 2003. DVD.

Sgt. Okoro / written/produced/directed by Opa Williams. With Sam Loco Efe, Ayo Mogaji, Ann Segun Arinze. 1997. VHS.

Thunderboltproduced/directed by Tunde Kelani; written by Femi Kayode. With Uche Obi-Osotule, Lanre Balogun, Buki Ajayi. 2000. VHS. 

Spotlight on Femi Odugbemi

Director Femi Odugbemi visited Northwestern on October 23-27, 2017. Two programs of his films were screened at Block Cinema, including the following titles in the collection:

Bárigà Boy : Segun Adefila & the Crown Troupe / 2017

Gidi Blues / 2016

Makoko: Futures Afloat / 2016

Oui Voodoo / 2005

Select Yoruba-Language Movies (with English subtitles)

Agbelebu / produced/directed by Yomi Ogunmola; written by Adebayo Salami, Jide Kosoko, Yomi Ogunmola. With Yomi Ogunmola, Pa Omojola, Peju Ogunmola. ca.1996. VHS.

Arugbá / produced/directed by Tunde Kelani; written by Ade Adeniji.  With Segun Adefila, Bukola Awoyemi, Peter Badejo. 2008. DVD.

Chibueze = God destined hero / written/directed by Felix Okoro; produced by Uche Chukwuma. With Chiwetalu Agu, Cyprain Uche, Solomon Eze. 1997. VHS.

Maami / produced/directed by Tunde Kelani; written by Tunde Babalola. With Funke Akindele, Wole Ojo, Tamilore Kuboye. 2010. DVD (Region 2, PAL). 

Owo-Blow, The Genesis / directed by Tade Ogidan; written by Tade Ogidan; produced by Niyi Wuraola. With Rachel Oniga, Kayode Odumosu, Sam Loco Efe. 1996. VHS.

Saworoide  / produced/directed by Tunde Kelani; written by Akínwùmí Íṣọ̀lá. With Kola Oyewo, Lere Paimo, Kunle Bantefa. 1999. VHS (PAL).

Select Ghanaian Movies

The Perfect Picture / directed by Shirley Frimpong-Manso. With Jackie Appiah, Lydia Forson, Naa Ashorkor Mensah-Doku. 2009. DVD.

Run Baby Run / directed by Emmanuel Apea Jr.; produced by Emmanuel Apea Jr., Julia Apea; written by Emmanuel Apea, John Apea; With John Apea, Kofi Bucknor, Nicola Preece. 2008. DVD (PAL).

Sika Sunsum / written/produced/directed by Kofi Yirenkyi. With B.K. Afando, Bortey, David Dontoh. 1991. VHS. In Twi with English subtitles.

Supi (The Real Woman to Woman) / director, Ashiagbor Akwetey-Kanyi; written/produced by Cecilia Oppong-Badu. With Peggy Heron Howard, Linda Emefa Nyandor, Michael Osei Berko. 1996. VHS. 

Women in Love / written/produced/directed by Socrate Safo. With Vida Ampomah, Sabina Adjei, Abeku Nyame. 1996. VHS.

Documentaries About Nollywood

Welcome to Nollywood / directed by Jamie Meltzer. 2007. DVD.

This Is Nollywood / directed by Franco Sacchi. 2007. DVD.

Nollywood Babylonwritten and directed by Ben Addelman, Samir Mallal. 2008. DVD.

Nollywood Lady / written and directed by Dorothee Wenner. 2008. DVD.


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