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British Film Institute to spotlight Nollywood Actress Nse Ikpe-Etim with ‘In Conversation’ Today



nse-ikpe-etim-01Today, 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 BFI’s ‘In 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 filmmakers like Spike Lee.

BN will bring you the photos and video from the event!


  1. Nene

    November 20, 2016 at 11:24 am

    What is she being spotlighted for?

    • Nakar

      November 20, 2016 at 12:30 pm

      ‘her celebrated career and the Nollywood star system’ Geddit?

  2. Tania

    November 20, 2016 at 12:55 pm

    Her career is really moving foward. Always knew she was special. I saw her in the UK with her husband and they are so lovely together. He used to be my lecturer.


    November 20, 2016 at 12:56 pm

    Congratulations Nse! To be counted among film legends is definitely a step in the right direction.

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