Organizers of the programme said the exercise begins on this Friday (22nd of March, 2019) dusk with a red carpet and beginning night screening of the movie ‘Up North’ at the famous Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, California.
‘Up North’ features Banky W and directed by Tope Oshin, both who are now in Hollywood service of Air France for the exercise.
On Saturday (23rd of March, 2019), ‘Nollywood in Hollywood’ progress to the University of Southern California in the Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre.
The day starts with a council dialogue about recent inclinations in ‘Nollywood,’ accompanied by a screening of ‘LIONHEART,’ the directorial presentation of Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji, who also co-scripted and featured in the movie.
The event will end with a screening of KING OF BOYS, the sophomore star by Kemi Adetiba, whose 2016 presentation, THE WEDDING PARTY, broke box office records to be the most significantly watched Nigerian movie.
The event highlights screenings, networking events and parties.
‘Nollywood In Hollywood’ is the creation of Nigerian-American filmmaker, Ose Oyamendan, which ambition is intended to show ‘Nollywood’ films to the center of the world’s entertainment enterprise.
“I glance at it as a means of delivering back to my country and expanding possibilities for Nollywood filmmakers and actors.
“Most people abroad recognize one view of Nigeria, the not-too-good side, now they take an opportunity to see another perspective and see our stories.
“Thanks to our associates, Nollywood has the highest viewers in the world over the following few days.”
Gwen Deglise, the chief of programming at the American Cinematheque said:
“The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre is pleased to associate with O2A Media and the USC School of Cinematic Arts for another year to display ‘Nollywood in Hollywood.’
“We are excited that this exhibition gives both our divisions and the greater Los Angeles film viewers we serve, a glass into Nigerian culture and filmmaking.”