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IRISH PREMIERE! Amaka’s Kin: The Women of Nollywood (Tope Oshin, 2016. 43min)

Amaka’s Kin looks at the experiences of female directors working in the hugely prolific and male-dominated Nigerian film industry, known as ‘Nollywood’. Dedicated to the memory and successes of the late filmmaker Amaka Igwe, who famously said ‘Nollywood is a global movement’, the film uses interviews to chart the work of the women striving to make their mark in a man’s world.

[& short shhh! Leah Thorn]