Wednesday, 2 October 2019

#Oscar2020: Genevieve Nnaji's ‘Lionheart’ Will Represent Nigeria At 2020 Oscars

Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ will represent Nigeria as Nollywood gets a seat at the 2020 Oscars. 

'Lionheart,' Genevieve Nnaji's directorial debut has made it to global stage, the 2020 Oscars, 13 months after it premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.

After due process and deliberation, the Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee (NOSC) has picked Genevieve Nnaji's 'Lionheart' as the country's submission to the International Feature Film category of the 2020 Oscars.

The group announced the selection on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, following a statutory vetting and subsequent voting of entries received from Nigerian filmmakers at home and in the Diaspora.

Members of the Nigeria Oscar Selection Committee that include Chineze Anyaene, Mahmood Alli Balogun, Mildred Okwo, Charles Novia and Shuaibu Husseni.

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