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Nollywood shouldn’t only be about comedy – Faithia Williams




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Actress,
Faithia Williams, has said that the content out of Nollywood should not only be
comedy-related.

The 50-year-old
actress said this in an Instagram post on Friday while talking about American
mini-series, When They See Us.

“Who has
seen When They See Us? May we not walk into evil o. May God protect us from
calamity and evil of man. I also think it is time for us in Nollywood to start
telling our stories like this,” she said.

Faithia
also added that the audience needs to be accepting of different type of
stories.

“The
audience too need to start accepting these kinds of stories. Everything should
not be about comedy, laughter and slapstick. We have stories, we need to tell
them without being scared that the market won’t accept it,” she said.

Faithia Williams is a veteran of the Nigerian movie
industry.

She has
starred, produced and directed several Nigerian films over the years.

In 2008,
she won the Africa movie Academy Award for the Most Outstanding Actress (Indigenous),
while her movie Iranse Aje won the
best indigenous film of the year.




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