Ezinne Ezepue is a lecturer of film at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She has a BA (Nigeria) in Theatre & Film Studies, MA (Birmingham) in Film & TV and a PhD (Birmingham) in Media Studies. She has researched Nollywood extensively and is published in books and journals. She is currently researching African storytelling and how folk narratives can be harnessed for sustainable development. Her interest in film stems from the medium’s potential to inspire and model a new identity and unseat stereotypes. Ezinne is interested in stories that are authentically African. In addition to being an African film scholar and critic, Ezinne has critical interest in documentary filmmaking.