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Nigeria’s Oscar Entry ‘Lionheart’ Disqualified Over Predominantly English Dialogue
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Lifestyle Nigeria’s Oscar Entry ‘Lionheart’ Disqualified Over Predominantly English Dialogue

The Academy has disqualified Nigeria’s “Lionheart” from the Oscar race in the Best International Feature Film category, lessening the number of films competing from what had been a record 93 entries. The film was disqualified based on language which has roused debates on poor award management historic insensitivity.

Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror: Fluid identities – life beyond virtual reality
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Arts and Culture Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror: Fluid identities – life beyond virtual reality

Virtual sex, techno-paranoia, the cyber city, second life, social media culture, sexual identity politics and debating the online self – these themes are a sure indication that Black Mirror, the anthology television series created by Charlie Brooker, highlights key themes pertinent to our 21st century psyche and merits scholarly attention, writes Andrew Chatora