Lonzo Nzekwe’s ‘Orah’ Premieres at Select Cineplex Cinemas in Toronto from February 9th

Discover the enthralling narrative of “Orah,” intricately woven by the talented Lonzo Nzekwe. Co-produced by Amos Adetuyi, Floyd Kane, and Lonzo Nzekwe himself, this film unveils the gripping tale of a Nigerian immigrant taxi driver in Toronto. Entrusted with laundering money to reunite with her son, Orah becomes entwined in a web of deceit and betrayal. As the plan goes …

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Toronto Black Film Festival Honors Pam Grier, Charles Officer: 2024 Edition

The Toronto Black Film Festival (TBFF) pays tribute to cinema legends Pam Grier and Charles Officer in its 2024 edition. Grier, celebrated for her pioneering roles, receives the Career Achievement Award, while Officer, a late Canadian filmmaker, is honored for his contributions. Explore the highlights of TBFF’s 2024 edition, featuring screenings of Grier’s Foxy Brown and Officer’s Akilla’s Escape. Experience …

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Nigerian-American actress Ayo Edebiri wins the Golden Globe for Best Actress in ‘The Bear’.

Nigerian-American actress Ayo Edebiri, at the 81st Golden Globe Awards, secured her first Golden Globe, marking a historic milestone in her flourishing career. The acclaimed actress clinched the Best Actress award for her compelling portrayal of Sydney Adamu in the hit comedy-drama series “The Bear.” Born in Boston to a Barbadian mother and Nigerian father, Ayo Edebiri’s journey in the …

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Unveiling Calgary’s Ethnik Festival 2024: Celebrating Diversity Through Arts and Cultures | 9-10 Feb

Get ready to immerse yourself in a whirlwind of cultural celebration and artistic expression at the Ethnik Festival of Arts & Culture 2024! As an integral part of Alberta’s Black History Month Celebration, this two-day event promises to captivate audiences with a diverse lineup of performances, showcasing talents from across the globe. 9th February 2024 – The Culinary Showdown: Calgary …

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2024 Pan-Afrika Drum Festival: Celebrating Canadian Multiculturalism Day with Prince Segun Akanni’s Vibrant Plans.

Prince Segun Akanni, the Convener of the Pan-Afrika Drum Festival, has unveiled plans for the 2024 edition of the festival in Canada. The festival, themed “Exploring the Dynamism of African Drums and Canadian Multiculturalism for Global Unity, Inclusivity and Development,” is set to take place on June 27, 2024, at Fuzion Banquet Hall in Mississauga, Ontario, and conclude on July …

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Victoria Adesanmi: The Creative Mind Behind the Barbie Malibu DreamHouse

Nigerian-American interior designer, Victoria Adesanmi, has taken the spotlight with her remarkable work on the real-life Barbie Malibu DreamHouse, a stunning replica of the iconic doll’s residence. The DreamHouse, which was listed on Airbnb in July, captivates with its design and attention to detail, a result of Victoria’s creative direction. Victoria Adesanmi is the founder and principal of Aesthetics Studios, …

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Celebrating Yoruba Heritage: Drum Festival Lights Up Mississauga [Photos]

The inaugural edition of The Drum Festival (Ayan-Agalu) breathed life into the city of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, with a vibrant exhibition of Nigeria and Africa’s rich cultural heritage. Taking place on July 28, 2023, this debut festival illuminated Mississauga, celebrating the cultural legacy of Nigeria and Africa. The event was a testament to Yoruba culture and tradition, fostering unity, progress, …

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Experience the Magic of Lumîérè Films: Imole O. Ladipo Premieres Three Compelling Films in Calgary on August 19th

Mark your calendars for August 19th as the premier of Lumîérè Films’ latest releases is coming to the Cardel Theatre in Calgary, Alberta. The screening will showcase three short films by the talented director, Imole O. Ladipo, who is known for her compelling storytelling and passion for spreading positivity through her work. Imole, a Filmmaker, Writer, and Content Creator, is …

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“Black & Rural by Shayna Jones: A Compelling Tale of Black Canadians Living in Rural Areas” at Pacific Theatre | Mar 31 – Apr 15

Pacific Theatre is proud to present “Black & Rural” by Shayna Jones, a highly anticipated play running from March 31 to April 15, 2023. This compelling tale explores the experiences of Black Canadians living in rural areas and is drawn from dozens of real-life interviews. It is an excellent opportunity for those interested in stories that touch on vulnerability, triumph, …

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“The Girl Child”: A Powerful Short Documentary on Sexual Abuse, Nominated for 2023 Golden Sheaf Awards

The Yorkton Film Festival has recently announced the nominees for the 2023 Golden Sheaf Awards, and among them is the short documentary “The Girl Child”, directed by MfonisoAbasi James and produced by NotJustMedia.ca, with Anita Adefuye as the executive producer. The film has been nominated in two categories: Multicultural and Short Subject – Non-Fiction. Based on a true-life story, “The …

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