If there was ever a Nigerian movie that mirrors the much loved (by females) hashtag on Twitter – #MenAreScum, it is Omoye. It is an intriguing story written by Uche Chukwu and one that I cannot wait to see as it explores a social issue common in Nigeria – Domestic Violence in a very captivating way.
About a week or so ago, a friend brought to my attention a so-called legal thriller – The Tribunal (watch trailer), produced by Kunle Afolayan and starring such Nollywood heavyweights such as Omotola Jalade and Funsho Adeolu. With cast and crew of such pedigree, I had hoped to see something great and mindblowing. In my mind I expected a new standard set for legal thrillers in Nollywood, maybe our alpha version of My Cousin Vinny.
Ever longed for martial arts in Nollywood? If yes, then 20 Pound Dreams starring Gideon Okeke is for you.
The only Nigerian movie – The Royal Hibiscus Hotel – scheduled to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) was finally screened over the weekend at Toronto, and the team behind the film ensured it was a success. The Royal Hibiscus Hotel is a movie by Mo Abudu’s EbonyLife Films and is directed by Ishaya Bako. They entered in style, trended on social media and represented the culture.
If you browse through Eniola Badmus’ Twitter timeline, it is practically filled with tweets on her upcoming film Ghetto Breed. The Nollywood actress who just got enlisted to play Mama Ajasco in the reboot of popular family drama, Papa Ajasco, has been promoting the upcoming movie tirelessly. And we are not surprised, It is her debut movie production with her company Enibad Production. She has got almost everyone to tweet about it or post on their IG, from Mercy Johnson, Steve Onu to Olamide (Baddo).
We are starting the month of September with the Salah holiday, and this presents an excellent opportunity to binge on movies. For the Nigerian movies lovers, there is some new stuff from Nollywood showing this weekend. If you are also trying to schedule your movie calendar, we have got an exciting list of Nollywood movies coming to cinemas this month.
5 Nigerian Movies to watch this SeptemberThis month, Nollywood is giving us some good stuff. We have legal drama focused on discrimination albinos face in Nigeria, a contemporary African movie, and a live action animated comedy.
The Tribunal is a drama that focuses on the discrimination albinos face in the Nigerian society. This is a Kunle Afolayan’s film, expect a good storyline, acting, directing and cinematography. Its production is a collaborative effort of Kunle Afolayan’s production company – Golden Effect Pictures and Africa Magic Films. The Tribunal focuses on Ifeanyi, played by Damilola Ogunsi and Jimi Disu, played by Funsho Adeolu. Ifeanyi, a senior banking officer, feels his employers fired him because he is an albino. Ifeanyi has a friend Tanwa Bello, played by Ade Laoye, who is a young and enthusiastic lawyer.
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