2 January: Remembering Amaka Igwe on Birth Anniversary
Amaka Igwe (2 January 1963 – 28 April 2014) was a Nigerian filmmaker and broadcasting executive, filmmaker, and producer. She earned her place in history by proving that films produced in Nigeria can have the same reach and impact as those created by Hollywood. Igwe’s work was recognized all over the world, making her one of Africa’s premier filmmakers.
Igwe made her mark through her creative storytelling, bold ideas, and sharp editing. Her films were entertaining but also thought-provoking – tackling difficult topics like social class divides, traditional gender roles, and religious dialogue.Read More