Why We Love Nollywood 3: Travel Outside Lagos Without Leaving Your House

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

That is, if you’re watching the movie from the comfort of your own home. If you are in the house of a friend or getting your hair braided when this movie is playing, you have already left the comfort of your home. So ignore that last part after ‘Lagos.’

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Why We Love Nollywood: Part One

Ramsey Noah

Ramsey Noah

It’s no secret that I love Nigerian movies.  The question though is Why.  That is what I intend to uncover in the next few posts on this topic.  And like a good Nollywood movie, this series will extend well beyond Parts 1 and 2.  Join me, will you?

1: To Learn New Vocabulary

To anyone who will listen, I am constantly ranting about how my Yoruba vocabulary has expanded since I started watching Yoruba movies.  The same is true for the English movies.  Let me give you an example. Continue reading