“NollywoodWeek Paris is an annual event dedicated to showcasing the best of Nollywood to a French audience in order to foster distribution opportunities in this untapped market and 2013 marks its first edition.
The event starts on Thursday May 30th with an Opening night launch party and ends Sunday June 2nd 2013 with a Closing ceremony featuring the film voted best feature by the public.
NollywoodWeek will take place in the heart of Paris at L’Arlequin Theatre, right between the Latin Quarter and Montparnarsse. During the course of the festival, seven of the best feature length films by Nigerian directors will be screened throughout each day and open for public voting. In addition to the film screenings, there will be a marketplace, a panel discussion, and special events taking place.
The seven films selected to screen this year are:
- Phone Swap by Kunle Afolayan
- Maami by Tunde Kelani
- Inalé by Jeta Amata & Keke Bongos
- Tango with Me by Mahmood Ali-Balogun
- Ijé by Chineze Anyaene
- Man on Ground by Akin Omotoso
- Last Flight to Abuja by Obi Emelonye”
For more information, visit Nollywoodweek.com