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British Film Institute Shines Spotlight on Nse Ikpe-Etim with ‘In Conversation’

On the 20th of November, 2016, the British Film Institute BFI will be holding a special session of In Conversation with the award-winning Nollywood screen queen, Nse Ikpe Etim. This will be the first  time a Nollywood    actor is given this recognition by the prestigious Institute.

The 90 minute event will be hosted by curator Nadia Denton who will take Nse through her   celebrated career and the Nollywood star system. The BFIIn Conversation has also hosted the legendary Oscar winner        Dame Judi Dench who has starred in the James Bond movies, and the  iconic Danny Glover who co-starred in the Oscar winning movie The Colour Purple and ‘Lethal Weapon’ amongst others.

This programme is part of a year-long celebration of striking, illuminating   and sometimes surprising   images of black culture and community,  spanning over a century of British film and the film industry globally and features icons like Idris Elba and special features on legendary film makers like Spike Lee.

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