Monday, September 10, 2018
DISCOVER NOLLYWOOD! The First Indie Film Industry in Africa
DISCOVER NOLLYWOOD! The First Indie Film Industry in Africa in the NOLLYWOOD MIRROR®Series: The only book series on the Nigerian film industry.
From "Palaver" To Nollywoid: The History of Filmmaking in Nigeria
Filmmaking in Nigeria is more than 90 years since the production of the first feature, "Palaver" by Academy Award winner, Geoffrey Barkas in 1926.
The first film entirely copyrighted to the Nigerian Film unit is "Fincho" by Sam Zebba in 1957; which is also the first Nigerian film to be shot in colour.
Adamu Halilu became the first indigenous Nigerian film-maker with films in the Hausa language such as "Baban Larai" (1954) and"It Pays to Care" (1955), "Hausa Village" (1958).
Meet the 34 beauty queens of Nollywood and Kannywood published for the first time in a book for worldwide circulation.
See the photographs of first Nigerian actors of the silver screen in "Palaver" and the first Nigerian Hollywood star, Orlando Martins in the the second editiin of the NOLLYWOOD MIRROR®Series and in other articles by the Publisher and Editor, Michael Chima Ekenyerengozi.
The NOLLYWOOD MIRROR®Series is currently printed in the United States of America and the Art Editor is Ms. Juvelin Aripal from the Philippines.
It is available in hardcover, paperback and Amazon Kindle tablets with the following features:
Text to Speech: Enabled
Text-to-Speech is available for Kindle Touch, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle (2nd generation), and Kindle DX.
They are also distributed in the USA by Barnes & Noble, Lulu, Tower Books, eBay and other booksellers.