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The Center for African Business, Law & Entrepreneurship

Creativity, Innovation

and Legal Reform in Africa

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February 2-5, 2016
Los Angeles and UC Irvine

The Center for African Business, Law & Entrepreneurship (CABLE) at UC Irvine School of Law brings a group of directors, producers, and actors in Nigeria’s film and television industry to Southern California for a week of events, including meetings in Los Angeles with participants in the television and film industry, a workshop in Irvine that will focus on discussing future paths for the Nigerian film and television industry, and the Africa Innovation 2016 conference, which will highlight Nollywood as an innovative sector in Africa.

Featured Events

Africa Innovation 2016 Conference

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Doheny Beach A, Student Center, UC Irvine RSVP NOW >

This conference will showcase innovations in Nigeria’s Nollywood film industry, as well as Africa more generally, and discussions will focus on issues related to technology, innovation, and legal reform, featuring expert panelists:

Nigerian Film Festival

Wednesday–Thursday, Feb. 3-4, 2016
7:00 p.m. McCormack Screening Room, Humanities Gateway 1070
UC Irvine RSVP NOW >

Nigerian films will be screened, including Agbonaye (2016) by director Peddie Okao on Wednesday evening, and  Tango with Me (2010) by director Mahmood Ali-Balogun screened on Thursday evening.

Full event details and schedule here »

To request reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact
Crissandra Flores at or (949) 824-0941