Stereotype Representation of Women in Nigerian Films





Representation, Gender, Stereotype, Femme Fatale, Sexploitation, Nollywood


The stereotype representation of women in Nollywood films has attracted criticisms from the society with feminists clamoring for a review of the way women are projected. This study looks at the various issues associated with stereotype representation as a concept in film. The Feminist Media Theory was used as supporting theory for the paper. Part of the recommendations for the paper is the need for research to be properly conducted on the society before screenplays are written, to avoid misleading the public.

Author Biography


Lecturer at the Department of Mass Communication.



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How to Cite

Ibbi, A. A. (2018). Stereotype Representation of Women in Nigerian Films. CINEJ Cinema Journal, 6(2), 49–70.