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Nigeria’s “Cinema King” Kene Mkparu Graces Cover of MODE MEN Magazine, August Edition

Kenneth Mkparu is a MODE Man“Cinema chain boss- Kene Mkparu graces the cover of MODE MEN magazines’ August edition. The CEO of Filmhouse cinemas talks frankly on issues bordering the film industry such as piracy, funding etc. He also shares his journey rising up from a part-time job at Odeon Cinemas UK to becoming the first black Manager there before eventually moving home to help set up Genesis and finally setting up Filmhouse. With a vision of having over 20 cinemas by 2016, Filmhouse is pushing new boundaries in the cinema business.

He also shares his philosophies on internship, learning on the job and being the best in what ever you do.

This edition also features US based musician Jidenna (who is next month’s MODE MEN cover), Yvonne Okoro, Anthony Joshua and lots of summer fashion including the highlights of the London Collections Men SS16 and interesting articles.”

Looks interesting. Pick up a copy at your local retail outlet(s) folks.

Get to also meet Kene Mkparu through his presentation at TEDxEuston on the Nigerian cinema.

-Ms. Uduak

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Credited for several firsts in the fashion and entertainment industry, Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak) is a fashion and entertainment lawyer, speaker, visionary, gamechanger, trailblazer, and recognized thought leader, for her work on Africa’s emerging global fashion and entertainment markets, and the niche practice of fashion law in the United States. She is also the founder of ‘Africa Music Law,’ an industry go-to music business and law blog and podcast show empowering African artists. Her work in the creative and legal industries has earned her numerous awards and recognitions, including an award from the American University Washington College of Law for her “legal impact in the field of intellectual property in Africa." She has also taught as an Adjunct Professor at several institutions in the United States. For more information, visit her at

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