[email protected]: Wedding Party, 76, other films for Screening Today


Lagosians will have a rare opportunity to watch  some 10 top Nollywood films today (Friday), as a part of the ongoing Lagos @50 celebration. They are Kunle Afolayan’s new film, Roti, which will premiere at the IMAX Cinema in Lekki.

The state Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, is expected to be among the dignitaries and other stakeholders that will see the work.

Multiple award-winning 76, which dramatises the 1976 coup in which General Murtala Muhammed was assassinated, will also be screened, while Tunde Kelani’s movie, Maami, adapted from a publication by Professor Femi Osofisan, will also be screened in Epe.

Another acclaimed film on the list is The Wedding Party, produced  by Mo Abudu alongside other investors. The movie that comically celebrates an elite wedding is particularly returning to popular view at an auspicious moment and will be in Badagry.

Ace comedian, Ayo Makun, also have a stake in the Lagos @50 project. The reason is that his massively-selling film, A Trip to Jamaica, will be screened in Ikeja.

Another big one that Lagosians will have the advantage to watch is Steve Gukas-directed 93 Days, a dramatisation of Nigeria’s battle against Ebola, the heroine of which was Stella Adadevoh, whose role is played by Bimbo Akintola. It will be shown in Epe.

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