Spotlight on the 5th Edition of the Nollywood Week Festival 2017
Cinema L’Arlequin Paris
Nollywood Week Paris 2017 volunteers
The People’s Choice Awards is sponsored by Angénieux, a leading manufacturer of high-quality optic cinema lenses for the broadcast and film industries, Angénieux will gracefully put its optics at the disposal of the winners of this award, granting them the opportunity to combine their creativity with French technical expertise during their next filming. Catch.er, a film from the newly styled Nolly Noir genre, and directed by the British-Nigerian filmmaker Walter Taylaur will have its world premiere on the closing night of the festival on Sunday, May 14.
For the second year running, short films dealing with topical issues of neglect and abuse of young girls, the plight of immigrants and mental illness have been carefully selected for screening. Lodgers by Keni Ogunlola, Aliyyah’s Wish by Jamiu Shoyode, Silence by Tolu Ajayi, Room 315 by Niyi Akinmolayan and Plaything, the only animated short film in the festival directed by Eri Umusu and Nurdin Momodu feature in this category.
The Nollywod Week festival is supported by Total, Air France and the City of Paris.
A still photo from Keni Ogunlola’s short film Lodgers
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