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Lagos Film Review

Lagos Film Review is a publication of the LFS. It’s aim is to present regular film critiques and writings about films to a general audience. The first issues of the Lagos Film Review were published for the iREPRESENT International Documentary Film Festival in Lagos, Nigeria, 24-27 March 2016. You can read the four editions that came out during the festival here. Further reviews will be published directly on the homepage under the category Lagos Film Review.


Bad Market

A review of ‘Bad Market’ by Paul Gaius By Dare Dan In the novel Easy Motion Tourist by Leye Adenle, the protagonist, a Brit, who comes to Nigeria for a short-term assignment as a journalist, busts a syndicate: an underground network of sex workers and

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How to Pluck a Man from a Tree

How to Pluck a Man from a Tree A Review of Get Out by Jordan Peele By Dare Dan In the poem cum song Strange Fruit, made famous by Billie Holiday and Nina Simone, the lines sing of black bodies hanging from trees; a reference

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BLUE IS THE COLOUR OF LOVE

BLUE IS THE COLOUR OF LOVE A Review of Barry Jenkins Moonlight By Dare Dan Barry Jenkins critically acclaimed film, Moonlight is adapted from a drama piece –“In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue” – by Tarell Alvin McCraney. The film, structured in three parts, is

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