Michael Kolawole

Michael Kolawole is a screenwriter, playwright, poet, and culture journalist from Nigeria.

Gangs of Lagos Delivers Compelling Action

by | May 25, 2023

Gangs of Lagos, Amazon Prime Video’s debut African original film, delivers compelling action, illustrating the present by reawakening the past and gazing into the future

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The Musical Prison: How Song Drives Night of The Kings

by | February 21, 2023

Michael Kolawole writes about the spectacular use of music in Philippe Lâcote’s prison drama Night of the Kings.

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