Tag: Nollywood

  • Epilepsy & seizures: what they are & what you need to know

    Epilepsy & seizures: what they are & what you need to know

    I’m sure you’ve seen seizures on TV before. If it was on Nigerian TV or home videos, I have a pretty good idea of what you might have seen: someone suddenly fell down, then started to shake and jerk uncontrollably, their eyes rolled back…and then it happens — it always happens on Nigerian TV and film seizures — the […]

  • 7 Ways Nollywood Misleads Us on Mental Illness

    7 Ways Nollywood Misleads Us on Mental Illness

    Nollywood has stepped up plenty in the last decade or so, and become we can be proud of. From oldies (sort of) like Ije and Figurine, to recent hits like Half of a Yellow Sun and October 1, we’ve seen better and better movies and TV shows. But there’s one area Nollywood — and Nigerian […]