Friday, January 17, 2020
Thursday, January 16, 2020
When Vivian and Nnabudike Became One, Traditionally
On January 3, 2020, a transformation occurred in the lives of Nnabudike Okechukwu Orizu and the delectable Vivian Onyinyechukwu Umeh.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
The annual International Film Festival Rotterdam
IFFR has invited Alithnayn (Fareeda) Abdulkareem of Nigeria and other young film critics to come to Rotterdam.
The others are from Chile, Madagascar, USA, Romania and Vietnam. They will have the pleasure of attending the 12-day festival, get the opportunity to meet with experienced film critics and produce critical festival coverage, both as part of the editorial staff and independently.
Monday, January 13, 2020
Mati Diop's Acclaimed "Atlantics" Fails To Make Final Nominees for Best International Feature of 2020 Academy Awards
@BBCAfrica @CNNAfrica @CNBCi @IndieWire @THRGlobal @OWNTV@PulseNigeria247 @France24_en@lemondefr @GuardianNigeria— 247 Nigeria (@247nigeria) January 14, 2020
Mati Diop's ‘Atlantics’ Fails To Make The Nominees For The Best International Feature Of #Oscars2020 Competition At @TheAcademy Is Tougher Than @Festival_Cannes pic.twitter.com/OrtlQbcvtl
Cynthia Onyedinmanasu Chinasaokwu Erivo is in the race for the Best Actress #oscars2020
Cynthia Erivo, “Harriet”
Scarlett Johansson, “Marriage Story”
Saoirse Ronan, “Little Women”
Charlize Theron, “Bombshell”
Renee Zellweger, “Judy”
"Harriet" is a 2019 American biographical film about slave-turned-abolitionist Harriet Tubman. Directed by Kasi Lemmons, who wrote the screenplay with Gregory Allen Howard, it stars Cynthia Onyedinmanasu Chinasaokwu Erivo (born 8 January 1987) as Tubman, with Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn, and Janelle Monáe in supporting roles.
Cynthia Erivo is known for her performance as Celie in the Broadway revival of The Color Purple, for which she won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program, the latter two she shared with the rest of the cast.
Erivo ventured into films in 2018, with roles in the heist film Widows and the thriller Bad Times at the El Royale. In 2019, she portrayed abolitionist Harriet Tubman in the biopic Harriet, for which she earned two Academy Award nominations, as well as nominations for a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
@warnerbros @TheAcademy @GuardianNigeria @MobilePunch @NTANewsNow @channelstv @CoolFMNigeria @TonyOElumelu @HerbertOWigwe @ItsREDTV @AirtelNigeria @MTNNG— 247 Nigeria (@247nigeria) January 13, 2020
Nigerians Report Online: "Joker" Tops the Nominees for the 2020 Academy Awards#Oscars2020https://t.co/M3PbbyQXVm pic.twitter.com/nl8ms8TFqq
Friday, January 10, 2020
Sir Ezenna Enlivens Ideato with Lecture Series, Prof.Ndubuizu's Birthday
- By Ingram Osigwe
January 5th was a day to remember in Urualla, headquarters of Ideato North local government area of Imo state. The town was agog with twin epoch events: Thanksgiving mass for the 82nd birthday celebration of the pioneer Vice Chancellor of Imo state University, Professor T.O.C Ndubuizu as well as for the success of the surgery he had abroad recently and the inaugural lecture of the Sir Tony Ezenna Lecture series.
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
@TIME @TheEconomist @ABC @nytimes @WeAreBreaker@theKimJackson @TheAcademy@Variety @OWNTV @sundancefest@ConsenSys— 247 Nigeria (@247nigeria) January 8, 2020
7 #Blockchain film distributors for filmmakers:.
1. @ISinguIarDTV 2. @Vuulr_Official 3. @QtumOfficial 4. @govevue 5. @DECENTplatform 6. @cinezen_io 7. @livetreehq pic.twitter.com/rTMRpc4XkH
Sunday, January 5, 2020
@NEO_Blockchain @CNNAfrica @BBCAfrica @TheEconomist @TonyOElumelu @HerbertOWigwe @gtbank @Citi @channelstv @ConsenSys @ethereumJoseph @ForbesTech @ABC— 247 Nigeria (@247nigeria) January 5, 2020
Nigeria's leading advocate of #Blockchain film distribution to launch first decentralised global channel for #Nollywood . pic.twitter.com/cLdSP3U1Ou
Ekenyerengozi Michael Chima, author of the popular article, Bitcoin Does Not Grow On Trees and Publisher/Editor of the NOLLYWOOD MIRROR®Series, the first book series on Nollywood and the Nigerian film industry who has been promoting the use of Blockchain technology for film distribution is launching the first decentralised global channel exclusively for Nollywood. The channel will be on one of the most popular OTT streaming video services powered by Ethereum.
The channel will offer original Nigerian movies, TV series, documentary films, animations, soundtracks, music videos, video games and other programmes.
Friday, January 3, 2020
@THR @hollygordon @IndieWire @RottenTomatoes @Fandango @TIME @NPR @nytimes @OWNTV @WeAreBreaker @HuffPost @GuardianNigeria @BuzzFeed @TonyOElumelu @CoolFMNigeria @SilverbirdTV @nvivotvofficial— 247 Nigeria (@247nigeria) January 3, 2020
From @TheAcademy : 20 Movies To See in #2020 pic.twitter.com/NMcbFagVUu