Ghanaian actress, screenwriter and producer, Lydia Forson covers the Africa issue of NollySilver Screen magazine. The award winning actress and reigning Africa Movie Academy Awardsambassadors speaks about her career, settling down and the role of film. “The only way to uniteAfrica is through film,” says Forson.
Speaking about the theme of the edition, Isabella Akinseye, Editor of Nolly Silver Screen said,
“After seven editions focusing mainly on Nigeria, we decided to broaden our horizon to theencompass Mother Africa. We believe that promoting and celebrating African cinema is a burdenthat should be borne by all irrespective of geographical boundaries.”
The eighth issue of the monthly 40 page digital magazine also includes interviews with Africanfilmmakers and practitioners.
“We spoke to Zimbabwe born international film curator, KeithShiri about this year’s Africa international film festival (AFRIFF). Johhny Muteba is planning the Kalahari international film festival to showcase the best of African film and culture and BerniGoldblat is reviving African film culture one cinema at a time.” Kenneth Gyang, Kemi LalaAkindoju, Kunle Odunewu, Femi Kayode Amogunla and Udoka Oyeka are also interviewed.Film journalist, Wilfred Okiche profiles 10 Africans making it big in Hollywood while DeputyEditor of the publication, Innocent Ekejiuba compiles a list of five leading African movieindustries. “The September edition includes reviews, listings, articles, cartoons, red carpetfashion, news from the festival circuit and awards, competitions and much more,” says Akinseye.
Nolly Silver Screen magazine can be read and downloaded for free at www.nollysilverscreen.comIt is also available on www.issuu.com/nollysilverscreen and www.scribd.com/nollysilverscreen