President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ibinabo Fiberisima and AMBO winner, Bayray McNwizu cover the August edition of Nolly Silver Screen magazine.
Speaking about the choice of these women for the magazine’s first double cover, Isabella Akinseye, Editor of Nolly Silver Screen said, “These women have continued to push boundaries, challenge status quos and in their own way, bring about meaningful change. Ms Fiberisima talks passionately about her love for Nollywood while Bayray tells us about her latest female empowerment project.”
The seventh issue of the magazine also includes interviews with both new and established filmmakers such Victor Sanchez Aghahowa, Nosa Igbinedion, C.J. Obasi and Wana Udobang. Bimpe Adebambo speaks about her break into Nollywood – costuming the cast of Tunde Kelani’s Dazzling Mirage while Marc-André Schmachtel talks about the role of the Goethe-Institut in promoting a viable film culture in Nigeria. Nollywood actor, Anthony Monjaro shares a typical day in his shoes.
Film critic, Wilfred Okiche profiles 10 new movie stars taking over Nollywood while Oluwaponmile Orija heads to the street to find out which Nollywood director has captured their heart. A new cartoon strip ‘Story-Bored!’ by the award winning cartoonist, Mike Asukwo explores typecasting in Nollywood. Also contributing articles to this edition are Dr. Ikechukwu Obiaya, Director of the Nollywood Studies Centre and Mr Alex Enyengho, a practicing filmmaker and journalist. Deputy Editor, Nolly Silver Screen, Innocent Ekejiuba shares his top 5 Nigerian books that will do well on the big screen.
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