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Ezinne Ezepue

Ezinne Ezepue

Lecturer, University of Nigeria
Ezinne M. Ezepue is a lecturer of film at the Department of Theatre & Film Studies, University of Nigeria.

She has a BA in Theatre & Film Studies (Nigeria), an MA in Film and TV (Birmingham) and a PhD in Media and Cultural Studies (Birmingham). Her PhD study interrogated Nollywood’s transformations as gentrification.

Her current research spans through film, media, communication and cultural studies with special focus on how emerging cultural industries develop, formalize and gentrify. Her other research interests are in reality television and documentary film production.

She is interested in film content analysis and the representations of the Nigerian woman in film/television. She hosts a research group that is focused on creating stories that are truly African in content and representation. She is published in both local and international journals and has book chapters to her credit.

Why Nollywood is obsessed with remakes of classic movies

Aug 22, 2021 01:31 am UTC| Entertainment

Since the record-breaking success of Ramsey Nouahs 2019 sequel to the Nollywood classic, Living in Bondage, the Nigerian film industry has been overtaken by a frenzy of remakes and sequels of classics from the 1990s. These...

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