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National world Cinema today can be described as place where movies, films and cultural shows are shown with the aim of rendering recreation, relaxation, promotion of arts and culture as well as tourism. Today, the Cinema has grown into big a industry due to technological…
as the popular Chinese films, Some of the Films include Burning Train, Nagin, Mother India, Disco Dancer, Daram Via, Immandaram, Shollay, Snake In The Monkey Shadow, The Shaolin Temple, Drunken Master, Five Element Ninjas etc. There were also the popular English films like combat featured by actors like Vick Morrow, Micheal London, Penal Robert, Dan Blocker, Long Green and Sean Connery, the list is endless.
In the past two and a half decades movie industry in Nigeria was in bad shape, most films produced then were of very poor Quality, just a few exceptions like those produced by Late Actors and producers, by name Chief Hubert Ogunde and Moses Olaiya a.k.a Baba Sala.These two actors took Nigeria movie across the Globe and they were largely applauded for their immense contribution to the Nigerian movie Industry. The films produced by Hubert Ogunde include Aiye and Jaiyesimi, all these films were masterpieces of their own time, and today these films are still available at special occasions in cinemas all over the country. Chief Hubert Ogunde single-handedly built a film village in Musan, Ogun State in Nigeria. The film village is equipped with state of the art African artifacts required to give Nigerian films the necessary African background and other required parafinaliars, the Structure is still there today for use.
Unlike the ancient Cinema, In Nigeria today, the National Cinema has developed from mere halls where Films on projectors are shown, display of arts and culture as well as stage play, to a bigger industry with International recognition.There has been a lot of improvement in the area of regulation and control in the movie industry, Presently there are some regulatory bodies that help to regulate their activities, these include National Copyright Commission, Film Makers association of Nigeria, as well as National Films and Videos Censor Board. Films in Nigeria can be categorized as Igbo Films, Yoruba Films and Hausa Films, depending on the language used ...