Nigerian Officials Try To Block 'District 9'

American VoicesWorldEntertainmentmovies ISSUE 45•39 Sep 22, 2009

Nigerian information minister Dora Akunyili has asked movie houses to stop screening the science fiction film District 9 because of its unflattering portrayal of Nigerians. What do you think?

  • “If the Nigerians would just lose a little weight, they'd have nothing to worry about."”

    Gerald Collins –
    Carpet Installer

  • “I saw District 9, and it didn't change what I think about Nigerians. Which is nothing. I only think about America."”

    Tiffany Fripp –
    Urologist

  • “Because the Nigerian government's vast oil wealth is always generously and transparently passed down to its grateful citizens, you can see why the information minister would chafe at a film that portrays Nigerians as corrupt thugs."”

    Aaron Turrington –
    Fireman

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