Wedding Party, 76′ and three other Nollywood movies shortlisted for Paris Award

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[Paris]–‘The Wedding Party’ directed by Kemi Adetiba, ’76’ directed by  Izu Ojukwu and three other Nollywood movies have been shortlisted for the “Peopls’s Choice Award” at the 2017 edition of Nollywood week Paris Film Festival.

The three other movies include ‘Dinner’, a movie directed by Jay -Franklyn Jituboh, ‘Gidi Blues’ and ‘Green White Green’ which were directed by Femi Odugbemi and Abba Makama respectively.

The festival scheduled to last four days from Thursday, May 11 to Sunday, May 14, 2017 will feature the review of all the shortlisted movies, moments with their Directors and will end in an Award ceremony on Sunday night.

The prestigious ‘People’s Choice Award’ is sponsored by Angénieux, a leading manufacturers of high quality optic cinema lenses for the broadcast and film industries.

“Angénieux will gracefully put its optics at the disposal of the winner of the People’s Choice Award, giving them a chance to combine their creativity with French technical know-how during their next shoot.”

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nollywood Week Paris Film Festival, which started in 2013, is organised by Okada Media, an organisation based in Paris, France.

It will be recalled that Tunde Kelani’s “Dazzling Mirage” won the “Audience Choice Award” at the 2015 edition.




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