The event which is due to hold in Paris, aims to make Nigerian films more accessible to the rest of the world.
The films to be screened at this year’s edition are:
Directed by Kunle Afolayan, October 1 follows the story of a Nigerian police detective dispatched to investigate the murders of women in a small community just days before Nigerian Independence.
Directed by C.J Obasi, the film follows the story of Romero and his friends who have to fight their way out of their neighborhood when the water supply infects people with rabid river blindness. The movie is a Zombie thriller Nigerian style.
Directed by Eric Ameghien, the film follows the life of a university student who joined a gang in his quest to avenge an injustice done to him by a notorious gangster. However he could not have imagined where this decision leads him.
Thy Will be Done:
Thy Will Be Done is a romantic drama that tells the story of Pastor Pius and his wife, who have their lives turned upside-down when the pastor’s first wife who was presumed dead, shows up seven years later. Caught between the devil and the deep blue sea, Pastor Pius at the risk of losing everything, must make a decision and quickly too. The movie was directed by Obi Emelonye.
The Last Three Digits:
Alex runs into the love of his life at a shopping center and uses the opportunity to get her number before she slips away again but three missing digits lead him on a quest to find true love. The film was directed by Moses Inwang.
The film is based on the novel of the same name, and is the story of a young woman with sickle cell anemia who must overcome various obstacles to lead a normal and fulfilled life. The film was directed by Tunde Kelani.
Gone Too Far:
Directed by Destiny Ekharagha, Gone Too Far is a comedy that unfolds in one day when two brothers, one London-bred and the other from Lagos, meet for the first time after being separated since infancy.
This year’s edition of the Nollywood Paris will be held at the Cinéma l’Arlequin in Paris 6th quarter (76 rue de Rennes, 75006, Paris, France), and the organizers are expecting over 5,000 festival goers this year.