Representations of Cultural Resilience and Perceptions of Religiosity in Nigerian Movies and the Crisis of Personal Identity Among Nigerian Adolescents

  • Author(s): Anthony M. Ozele
  • When: 2008-12
  • Where: Source
  • Nigerian films have become extremely popular with Africans especially Nigerians abroad and a growing number of people of African descent, and have become ready substitutes for Western productions. Through these movies Africans are experiencing a cultural connect worldwide, something which foreign movies cannot provide. This paper examines Nigerian movies as an index of the cultures and religiosity of the people and how they factor into the personality development of adolescents who are exposed to stressful situational and life events which impact on behavior.

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