What is the list of the best Nollywood Yoruba movies and how to find them on the Internet? Do Yoruba movies belong to the Nollywood production? Read the information below to learn more facts about Nigerian film industry.
Nigerian Yoruba movies from Nollywood
The origin of the term ‘Nollywood’ remains not 100% unclear. But it is widely considered that it is a connection of ‘Nigeria’ + ‘Hollywood’, with the first letter of the country’s name. Generally, this term is used to define the entire Nigerian cinema. It is often used in media to designate the Nigerian film industry, the same as Hollywood in LA and Bollywood in India. Nollywood was always an object of numerous disputes as in these industry popular films of the different directions and in different languages are made: in the language of Yoruba, Igbo, Itsekiri, Edo, Efik, Ijaw, Urhobo. In general, there are more than 300 Nigerian languages in the industry. Therefore you can notice a set of ethnic and cultural lines in this cinema. Among them, there are also Yoruba films. They are rather widespread in the Nigerian film industry and represent various plots and genres. At the end of this year, we present you the list of the best Yoruba movies 2016:
- Ayo Aye,
- Sonto Alapata,
- Owuye Ni,
- Aiye Sokunkun,
- Omo Odo.
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How to download Yoruba movies?
There is no problem to find any of Yoruba movies and to download it. All of them are placed in open access. For example, there are many YouTube Yoruba movies. You can watch them online or download them with the help of the special app.
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