EYIMOFE is a story of two people’s quest for what they believe will be a better life in Europe. One of those aforementioned two is the hairdresser and bartender Roda, played by Temi Ami-Williams who, in this video clip, drops a few reasons why you MUST see this award-winning film that has changed the way the global film community now views Nigerian productions. The Guardian Life caught up with the "Eyimofe" actress for rapid-fire questions.
For many African actors looking to make it big, Nollywood is the place to be. But for many aspiring young female actors, it can be difficult to forge a career in the film industry with other societal pressures placed on them.14-year old Angel Onyi Unigwe describes her journey to becoming Nigeria's most influential Nollywood teen actress. She was introduced to the movie industry by her mum.
The friendship between Temi Ami-Williams and Cynthia Ebijie is reminiscent of their on-screen characters, the sister's Rosa Temi Ami-Williams and Grace Cynthia Ebijie in the film Eyimofe. Two sisters struggling to survive the harsh realities of Nigeria, all they have is themselves and their hope for a better future by seeking greener pastures. The characters of Rosa and Grace as sisters have obviously transcended beyond the screens to reality.
It’s a far-reaching, pan-African project, brought to our screens by musician, actress and activist Inna Modja. The Malian singer has lent her talents to the documentary "The Great Green Wall"; she spoke to FRANCE 24 about her participation in the film and the environmental initiative it focuses on.
Onyeka Onwenu is a Nigerian singer/songwriter, actress, human rights activist, social activist, journalist, politician, and former X Factor series judge. She graces the cover of The Guardian Life this week, talking about her career, music and what our society is fast becoming.
Mary Nnenna Njoku (also known as Mary Remmy or Mary Remmy Njoku, born March 20, 1985) is a Nigerian actress and film producer, and Director General of the award-winning Lagos-based film house, ROK Studios, in Nigeria, which was recently acquired by French TV giant, CANAL+.