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Why ‘Agesinkole’ was received better than ‘Anikulapo’ and ‘Elesin Oba’ [Pulse Editor’s Opinion]

Why 'Agesinkole' was received better than 'Anikulapo' and 'Elesin Oba' [Pulse Editor's Opinion]

On September 3, 2022, the committee issued a “no film eligibility” decision. According to Chineze Anyaene-Abonyi, head of the NOSC, the committee declared that it had been unable to discover a submission that qualified. “Although the committee received three epic films following its call for submissions in August, …

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Elesin Oba: Exploring Soyinka’s 4th stage and mysteries of Ogun, but it’s not the deep film it pretends to be [Pulse Review]

Elesin Oba: Exploring Soyinka's 4th stage and mysteries of Ogun, but it's not the deep film it pretends to be [Pulse Review]

It has changed over the centuries and has been a significant part of numerous cultures and historical periods, including the Roman Republic, Elizabethan England, and modern times. Numerous literary academics have offered various definitions of the term “tragic play.” A play or drama with a depressing ending is how tragedy …

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‘Elesin Oba’ explores Soyinka’s 4th stage but it’s not the deep film it pretends to be [Pulse Review]

Elesin Oba: Exploring Soyinka's 4th stage and mysteries of Ogun, but it's not the deep film it pretends to be [Pulse Review]

It has changed over the centuries and has been a significant part of numerous cultures and historical periods, including the Roman Republic, Elizabethan England, and modern times. Numerous literary academics have offered various definitions of the term “tragic play.” A play or drama with a depressing ending is …

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Odunlade Adekola unveiled as lead in Ebonylife’s adaptation ‘Elesin Oba, The King’s Horseman’ ahead of TIFF premiere

Odunlade Adekola unveiled as lead in Ebonylife's adaptation 'Elesin Oba, The King's Horseman' ahead of TIFF premiere

Netflix and EbonyLife film’s latest title ‘Elesin Oba, The King’s Horseman’ is set to make its world premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. The title which is an adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s tragic play ‘Death and the King’s Horseman,’ will feature at the festival’s Special Presentation category, making …

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Odunlade Adekola unveiled as lead in Ebonylife’s adaptation ‘Elesin Oba, The King’s Horseman’ ahead of TIFF premiere

Odunlade Adekola unveiled as lead in Ebonylife's adaptation 'Elesin Oba, The King's Horseman' ahead of TIFF premiere

Directed by Biyi Bandele (‘Blood Sisters’) and filmed in 2021, the adaptation will star Odunlade Adekola as the eponymous character. The star actor will star alongside Shaffy Bello, Olawale ‘Brymo’ Olofooro, Deyemi Okanlawon, Omowunmi Dada, Jide Kosoko, Mark Elderkin, Jenny Stead, Langley Kirkwood, Kevin Ushi, Drikus Volschenk, Fares Boulos ‘Oyibo …

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