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Video Film and African Social Reality: A Consideration of Nigeria-Ghana Block of West Africa

Summary of Article , 2009

This article examines the emergence of the video film phenomenon in the West African sub region (Nigeria and Ghana). Through the historical, descriptive and analytical approaches, the author traces the history, practice and reception of Nigerian and Ghanaian movies in these countries, as well as the Diaspora. Omoera equally analyses the connection between these West African video films and social reality. He observes that these video films draw from the realistic experiences of