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    Texas-Based Nigerian Filmmaker Explores Tardiness as Cultural Rifti
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    Greg Flakus
    August 27, 2014 12:26 AM
    Many Africans have left their homelands to find opportunities abroad, but they carry with them cultural traditions that can create problems. One example is tardiness, an issue tackled by Texas-based Nigerian filmmaker Kelechi Eke, who makes “Nollywood” style films that focus on the lives of African immigrants. VOA’s Greg Flakus has more from Houston.

    Texas-Based Nigerian Filmmaker Explores Tardiness as Cultural Rift

    Published August 26, 2014

    Many Africans have left their homelands to find opportunities abroad, but they carry with them cultural traditions that can create problems. One example is tardiness, an issue tackled by Texas-based Nigerian filmmaker Kelechi Eke, who makes “Nollywood” style films that focus on the lives of African immigrants. VOA’s Greg Flakus has more from Houston.


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    by: Kelechi Eke from: Dallas
    September 04, 2014 3:34 PM
    Thank you. My films can be found at bigobi.com. Thanks to Greg Flakus and VOA for the coverage.

    by: Elizabeth Eames from: Bates College Maine USA
    August 29, 2014 9:33 AM
    So, exactly what is the name of that film used in African Studies Classes?! and how would I get it?

    by: Emmanuel from: Dallas
    August 27, 2014 12:33 AM
    Congrats BIGoBI, you are such an hard working producer blessed with multiple talents with a strong zeal to promote Africa and educate Africans... It's been a pleasure and honor working with you