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24th July (Nigeria, 2010)

Directed by Okey Zubelu Okoh. Cast: Yemi Blaq, Uche Jumbo, John Dumelo, Nse Kpe Etim. A woman flees in turmoil when three good looking men all say "I really need you in my life..." 142 min.

Ache Moyuba Orisha: Sabre la Santeria Cubana.

An indepth examination of the Syncretism religion, an amalgum of Catholic symbolism and Yoruban African piety, as it is practiced in Cuba. 1990. 42 min.

Alice, My First Lady (Nigeria, 2006)

Directed by Chinny Ahaneku. Cast: Chinny Ahaneku, Sam Loco Efe, Patience Ozokwor, Nkeiru Sylvanus. Alice is a young woman who doesn't know that she has been living with a curse since she was 11 years old. She fights her way through to get what she wants, inflicting hurt to anyone who crosses her path. 235 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Amina (Nigeria, 1999)

Directed by Ndubuisi Okoh. Cast: Pete Edochie, Kashimu Yaro, Olu Jacobs, Enebeli Elebuwa, Dalhatu Bawa, Azuku Chukwura. Nigeria, 1900: an ill and aging ruler reluctantly loses his grip on his kingdom. Intrigue, mistaken identity, greed, and murder have an effect on the old king's subjects, and on those with lust for the throne. 327 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

At All Costs (Parts 1&2) (Nigeria, 2010)

Directed by Ugezu J. Ugezu. Cast: Kenneth Okonkwo, Ini Edo, Tonto Dike, John Dumelo. The King of Obodare is looking for a wife and has sent his son Santos out to find one for him. Santos meets Jenny when she comes looking for a job at his company. She is with her friend Amuma and he invites them both to the palace with the intention of hooking up Jenny with his father. Nick is dating Princess but she is a raging alcoholic and he is fed up with her slobbish ways. He dumps her after a party where she attempts to make a pass at the king.

At All Costs (Parts 3&4) (Nigeria, 2010)

Directed by Ugezu J. Ugezu. Cast: Kenneth Okonkwo, Ini Edo, Tonto Dike, John Dumelo. The King of Obodare is looking for a wife and has sent his son Santos out to find one for him. Santos meets Jenny when she comes looking for a job at his company. She is with her friend Amuma and he invites them both to the palace with the intention of hooking up Jenny with his father. Nick is dating Princess but she is a raging alcoholic and he is fed up with her slobbish ways. He dumps her after a party where she attempts to make a pass at the king.

Behind the Mask.

Examines some of the carved ceremonial masks of the Dogon tribe of Nigeria. Shows how these artifacts are created and explains how they are used in the Dogons' sacred rituals. 1976. 52 min.

Beloved Twins (Nigeria, 200-?)

Directed by Nwokike Onyinye. Cast: Patience Ozokwor, Monalisa Chinda, Dez Majek. Two identical twins separated at birth, find each other again only to have a horrific plane crash force them into the hands of cruel relatives. 105 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Check Mate (Nigeria 2009)

Directed by Shirley Frimpong-Manso. Cast: Nadia Buari, Naa Ashorkor Mensah-Doku, Ekow Blankson, Senanu Gbedawd. Kwame has made all the right moves in his life; a good job, a beautiful devoted wife, an adorable child, and an impending promotion as a senior customs officer at the airport. Hanging out on a weekend, he succumbs to a bet to seduce the attractive, sexy Caroline.

Chelsea (Nigeria, 2010)

Directed by Moses Inwang. Cast: Majid Michel, Nadia Buari, John Dumelo, Brenda Bonsu. Will Chelsea be able to change the perceptions of Sly, who believes engagements are only fleeting encounters with no lasting meaning. 148 min.

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