Friday, 24 August 2018
Genevieve Nnaji's Hollywood & Nollywood Movies Get TIFF Recognition - Emmy.ng
The annual festival will take place from September 6th to 16th.
Nnaji's first directional film, Lionheart, will be screened for the first time at the festival on Friday, September 7, 2018.
The film was written by C.J. Fiery Obasi and played by Ishaya Bako and Emil Garuba.
The film is an executive production of The Entertainment Network (TEN), founded in partnership with Chinny Onwugbenu.
Lionheart, which in addition to being Nnaji's first film, features many Nollywood award-winning veterans and music icons in the country.
The film's actors include Geneviève Nnaji, Chika Okpala, Steve Eboh, Pete Edochie, Kanayo O. Kanayo and Onyeka Onwenu.
The others are: Nkem Owoh, Kalu Ikeagwu, Jemima Osunde, Yakubu Mohammed and Sani Muazu.
The film also features talented Nigerian rapper and singer Chibuzor Azubuike, also known as Phyno and Peter Okoye, aka Mr P.
In addition, a Hollywood film presented in Genny in Farming will be screened at the next edition of TIFF 2018.
The actress should be going to Toronto anytime from now.