Anthony Adah, Film Studies, and Film Studies Honors Apprentice, Simone LeClaire, co-presented a paper titled, “Love and Desire in Failed States: Melodrama and Nationhood in Nollywood Video Films” at the biennial Film & History Conference, Nov. 11-14 in Milwaukee. The paper analyzed the formal and stylistic suitability of this genre for addressing times of socio-political crises.