The Nigerian Film Festival Series has announced the dates, speakers and comprehensive outline of the First Annual Nigerian Film Festival Series. The event will be held in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan between November 6th and November 14th, 2015 at the following venues:
- Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, November 6th.
- St. Francis College, Brooklyn, November 9th & 10th.
- Langston Hughes Cultural Center, Queens, November 13th & 14th.
FILMS TO BE SCREENED:
Akpos wins a 30-day holiday for two to Atlanta, Georgia. He takes his cousin (Richard), an IT specialist on the all-expense paid trip. Akpos flings his unique personality, showing-off his smartness and foolishness in an exciting mix of rhetoric and witty humor.
Flower Girl is a 2013 Nigerian romantic comedy film set and shot in Lagos, Nigeria. It revolves around a story of Kemi (Damilola Adegbite) who is dying to get married to Umar (Chris Attoh); a young man who is desperate to get ahead in his career. When their relationship hits troubled waters, Kemi seeks the help of movie superstar Tunde (Blossom Chukwujekwu) and they hatch a plan to get Kemi what she wants.
As Nigeria prepares for independence from the British in 1960, a seasoned police detective rushes to find the serial killer slaughtering its native young women.
Champagne is a Nigerian romantic thriller film that tells the story of a young couple, who are in an “open marriage”; In order to meet their financial needs as a family, they often date unsuspecting people, scam them, and run away. They eventually meet Mr Douglas, who takes them on an unexpected ride.
“Tango with me” is a contemporary story about forgiveness, about some of our core values as a people and our faith. A story that proves that above all, Love does indeed, conquer all.”
For more information, contact festival founder Jonathan Adewumi at (646) 384 4341 or visit www.NigerianFilmFestival.org.