AFRIFF 2018: Here are the 30 Nollywood movies that made it to the final screening selection

The ongoing African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) kicked off officially on Sunday at the Genesis Deluxe Cinemas, Lekki, and it’s been a melting pot of African cinema and for film practitioners to converge. Opening with the visually arresting South African movie Sew the Winter to My Skin, the festival will close on November 16 with the highly anticipated movie Nigerian Prince directed by Faraday Okoro. Out of 140 movies that were entered for screening at the festival, Nollywood racks up thirty, including the aforementioned Nigerian Prince.

Others films screening include Adekunle Nodash Adejuyigbe’s The Delivery Boy and Stanlee Ohikhuare’s Coat of Harm. C.J. Obasi’s sci-fi short film Hello, Rain also joins the fray. Here are the Hollywood films that made it to the final screening:

Feature Films

NIGERIAN BOY – Faraday Okoro (Nigeria/US)

WHERE IS KYRA – by Andrew Dosunmu – (Nigeria/US)

THE DELIVERY BOY – Adekunle “Nodash” Adejuyigbe (Nigeria)

KASALA – Ema Edosio (Nigeria)

 

Documentary

THE POETS – Chivas DeVinck (Nigeria/Sierra Leone/US)

TAKE LIGHT – Shasha Nakhai (Nigeria/Canada)

 

Short Competition

7 MAJORS – Terver Malu (Nigeria)

HELLO, RAIN – C.J. Obasi (Nigeria)

COAT OF HARM – Stanlee Ohikhuare (Nigeria)

TOLU – Nadine Ibrahim (Nigeria)

CLOSED – Tolu Ajayi (Nigeria)

THE HOUSEWIFE – Jituboh Franklyn (Nigeria)

THIS IS LAGOS – Ibikunle Ibitayo (Nigeria)

A SINGLE STORY – Bolanle Olosunde-Jenrola (Nigeria)

SMOKE – Clare Ezeakacha (Nigeria)

LOSING MY RELIGION – Damilola Orimogunje (Nigeria)

 

Short (Outside Competition)

MY KABUKABU LIFE – Peter Okojie (Nigeria)

PRUEBA (CASTING) – Stanlee Ohikhuare (Nigeria)

INDIFFERENT (COMME CI, COMME CA) – Femi Awojide (Nigeria)

TABLE FOR TWO – Olayinka Johnson (Nigeria)

TIME BOMB – Charles Bonja Archibong (Nigeria)

THE INTERVIEW (LE ENTREVISTA) – Akinnayajo Babatunde (Nigeria)

ENO – Yemi Filmboy Morafa (Nigeria)

RELATIONSHIP GOALS_WORD OF GOD – Brian O. Wilson (Nigeria)

 

Student  Shorts Competition

DIARY OF BOLANLE – Virginia Blatter (Nigeria/US)

 

Animation

THIRST – Eguvwe Majomi Yugbovwre (Nigeria)

AJE Vs KPAKO – A VISIT TO HELL directed by EGUVWE YUGBOVWRE (Nigeria)

TEJUMADE – Adebimpe Adebambo (Nigeria)

BAE N BOO – Omoyefe Majoroh (Nigeria)

WATER WAHALA – Brian Olaolu Wilson (Nigeria/United Kingdom)

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