- Wives On Strike
This one movie that uses humour to pass across messages of action against underage marriages and the need for women to speak out more stares the likes of Omoni Oboli,Uche Jombo, Chioma Akpotha, Ufuoma Mcdermott, Kehinde Bankole, Kalu Ikeagwu, Julius Agwu, Kenneth Okonkwo and so many more.
- The CEO
- Road To Yesterday
A change from the norm of Nigeria predictable movies is this unpredictable movie with depth and love starring Nigerian-British actor, Oris Erhuerho, Genevieve Nnaji and many more on a modern day love story, the movie tells the story of a couple Victoria and Izu desperate to mend their marriage on a road trip to a relative’s funeral.
The movie also earned Nnaji an AMVCA 2016 “Best Actress in a Drama” nomination, while gaining a nomination in the “Overall movie of the Year,” “Best Writer,” “Best Director,” “Best Picture Editor,” “Best Sound Editor” and “Best Movie West Africa” category.
It’s one movie capable of bringing out different kinds of emotions in viewers as it focuses on the challenges faced by child brides who are struggling with VVF (Vesico vaginal fistula). This movie which debut Stephanie Linus directorial ability tells a story with a message from the production to the interpretation of characters by cast.
The movie also received an AMVCA nomination in the “Best Sound Editor,” “Best Movie -West Africa,” “Best Cinematographer” “Best Art Director,” “Best Director,” “Best Makeup Artist,” “Best Costume Designer, and “Best Overall Movie of the Year.
“Fifty” captures a few pivotal days in the lives of four Nigeria women at the pinnacle of their careers. This Biyi Bandele’s directorial movie shows a well played roles and cast with attenetion on every single detail of the movie from location to storyline, make up and costume to interpretation of character.
Starring Omoni Oboli, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Ireti Doyle and Dakore Egbuson, “Fifty” held its world premiere at the 59th BFI London Film Festival, and its tickets sold out in just four days.
- 30 Days in Atlanta
This award winning movie was produced by AY Makun and directed by Robert Peters. This movie saw the appearance of actors from both Nollywood and Hollywood. This is one of the best Nigerian movie ever made overseas as it focus on the boring and often exaggerated “Nigerians bad” image in foreign countries, from political comments, bad telecommunication’s network, internet and credit card fraud, living a lie abroad, using relationship to seek visa, going abroad to give birth, to doing illegal work and the sensitive husband-wife relationship.
The movies features the likes of Richard Mofe Damijo, AY Makun, Ramsey Noah, Desmond Elliot, Vivian Fox, Lynn Whitfield, Omoni Oboli and many more.
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