With all the trouble in the news, seeing a film can take away a lot of the stress. Once in a while, we crave a
The filmmakers were specific about who should be Amina, she had to be a “New face”, and a new face it was. She did not only dedicate her time to the movie for the sake of the recognition that was to come but the intensity of the story which she hungrily wants the audience to connect to, the intention was to make sure that people left the theatre feeling a rough yet timely connection to the heroine Amina.
Clarion Chukwura, Lucy Ameh, Ali Nuhu and Yakubu Mohammed lead the last of Amina Queen of Zazzau
Very little has been written or said about the female historical figures that fought for what they believed in and we have a good number of those, from Emotan to Idia of Benin Kingdom, Inikpi of the Igala land, Moremi and the very famous Fumilayo Kuti they have all thrived in the most difficult situations. Their stories are important and they should be immortalized with important films that mark a turning point in our cinemas.
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Anchored by Uti Nwachukwu and Kemi Lala-Akindoju, the glamorous show also thrilled guests to a series of Broadway performances featuring Gideon Okeke who reenacted the life and times of the great Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, Adesua Etomi and A’rese, a show which earned great applause and standing ovation from the audience.
Delegates and movie enthusiasts stormed Filmhouse-IMAX last Friday for ’76, the closing night film of this year’s edition of the prestigious Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF).
The idea of waiting for something makes it more exciting and 76 was definitely worth the wait.
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The film’s fortunes should ride confidently on the Nollywood profile of Ramsey Nouah and Rita Dominic, and on the prestige of veteran director Ojukwu.