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Here Is The Thrilling Premiere Of “A Weekend To Forget”

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“A Weekend To Forget” presented by Inkblot Productions, lived up to its promise of being a night filled with glamour, excitement, and a dash of mystery as it premiered on the 19th of September. The highly anticipated movie’s premiere was nothing short of unforgettable.

However, “A Weekend To Forget” is not your run-of-the-mill film; it’s a gripping psychological thriller that delves deep into the complexities of human psychology. The movie dares to explore the consequences that often accompany the pursuit of our darkest desires, unearthing the hidden and sinister aspects of our minds.

Celebrities made their grand entrances at the red carpet event, dressed elegantly and prepared to savour this exceptional cinematic experience. The already gorgeous evening was made even more exciting by the brilliant starry background.

Notably, Erica, Stan Nze, Daniel Etim-Effiong and Neo Akpofure attended the premiere and added some star power to the already star-studded event. Fans and attendees were buzzing with excitement as a result of their presence, which increased the anticipation for the premiere.

The audience members were treated to a gripping and challenging storytelling experience as they settled down for the evening. “A Weekend To Forget” examined the depths of human psychology while challenging perceptions and taking the audience on a cinematic trip.

While the premiere has already taken place, it undoubtedly left a lasting impression on those in attendance, solidifying its position as one of the most talked-about events in the world of film.

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“Mami Wata” Ends The Year With A Cinematic Finale In Lagos

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Mami Wata” the critically praised black and white film by CJ Obasi, will have a special screening on Saturday, December 9, 2023, as part of the Surreal 16 Film Festival in Lagos, closing off an incredible year. In addition to showing the movie, the Alliance Auditorium event will include a conversation with Obasi regarding “Mami Wata’s” cinematic journey.

The movie is set in the isolated West African town of Iyi, where the locals worship a mermaid goddess under the direction of Rita Edochie’s character, Mama Efe, who acts as an intermediary for the community and the powerful water deity.

Mami Wata to be Screened At Surreal 16 Film Festival|Fab.ng

Mami Wata to be Screened At Surreal 16 Film Festival|Fab.ng

In a social media post, Obasi invited people to the Lagos screening and discussed the significance of concluding the year’s run with his Surreal 16 comrades. Since its world premiere at Sundance earlier this year and its subsequent African premiere at FESPACO, the film has attracted a lot of attention. Notably, “Mami Wata” has been making waves across the globe, landing agreements and leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.

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One of the film’s greatest achievements was being chosen on October 15, 2023, by the Nigerian Official Selection Committee (NOSC) to represent Nigeria in the 2024 Oscar competition. The movie will conclude the year with this last showing in its theatres after a fruitful theatrical run in Nigeria in September 2023 and a viewing in the United Kingdom in November.

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With its distinctive photography and gripping narrative, “Mami Wata” never fails to enthral viewers. Now, fans get the chance to interact with the filmmaker and explore the minute elements of this artistic marvel at the Surreal 16 Film Festival. The movie’s transition from regional to worldwide acclaim highlights its cultural relevance and contribution to the world of film.

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Netflix Unveils Release Date For Political Drama ‘WAR: Wrath And Revenge’

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With the official announcement of the release date for the highly anticipated series “WAR: Wrath and Revenge”, Netflix has created the perfect environment for an exciting Christmas season. The show, which is a spin-off of the political thriller “Sons of the Caliphate” centres on Nuhu Bula’s (Mofe Duncan) political rise in Kowa, which is aided and abetted by his wife Binta (Rahama Sadau), who is driven to ensure her husband’s success. As the story progresses, Binta unleashes the wrath of a scorned woman in defence of her love after learning of her husband’s intentions to get married again. This causes the narrative to take a dramatic turn.

The series was previously hinted at by Netflix as one of seven projects that would be released between the end of 2023 and the start of 2024. The official trailer, unveiled on November 30, offered a glimpse into the riveting drama that audiences can expect.

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With a cast that includes Yakubu Mohammed, Patrick Doyle, Ayoola Ayolola, Ifeanyi Kalu, Daniel Okosun, Bikiya Graham Douglas, Maikudi “Cashman,” Mickey Odeh, Sophia Muhammed, Uzee Usman, Padita Agu, and Ahide Adum, the show was scripted by Karachi Atiya and directed by Dimbo Atiya.

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The lead producer of the Ebony Life Studio, Mo Abudu is the executive producer of “WAR”. However, December 28 is the scheduled release date, and viewers can expect a suspenseful holiday series. This announcement completes a double feature, as the director also plans to release “Oloture: The Journey” which is anticipated to premiere in the upcoming year.

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“No Way Through” Premiering On Amazon Prime This December

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Inkblot Productions has officially confirmed the release date of their upcoming Nigerian crime thriller, “No Way Through” in a much-awaited announcement. The film promises a dramatic and compelling story and is scheduled to debut globally and exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in December.

Funke Akindele, Chidi Mokeme, Chioma Chukwuka, Ikechukwu, Nengi Adoki, Seun Ajayi, Jr. Pope, Eso Dike, Roberta Oroma, and Sheggz Olusemo are among the legendary Nollywood actors that appear in the film. With a cast this impressive, viewers can anticipate compelling performances that fully realise the gripping narrative.

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“No Way Through” is a film directed by Chinaza Onuzo, the CEO of Inkblot, who also wrote the screenplay. It chronicles the struggles of Jolade Okeniyi, a single mother. Her primary source of revenue comes from her job as a driver for a nearby drug gang. After being detained by the police, Jolade is forced to make the difficult decision to turn informant against the cartel to save her freedom and keep her daughter safe, even if doing so could put them at risk of the cartel’s lethal repercussions.

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In expressing his enthusiasm for the research, Onuzo emphasised the chance it presented to investigate the extent people will go to to protect those they care about. In particular, he highlighted the emotional impact of the movie’s examination of a mother’s love for her daughter.

'No Way Through' Premiering on Amazon Prime Video Soon|Fab.ng

'No Way Through' Premiering on Amazon Prime Video Soon|Fab.ng

'No Way Through' Premiering on Amazon Prime Video Soon|Fab.ng

The director recognised Funke Akindele, Chidi Mokeme, and Chioma Chukwuka, the three leads, and praised the entire cast for their outstanding performances. Additionally, Onuzo thanked Film One Studios for working with them and Amazon Prime Video for enabling the movie to be seen by people all over the world.

'No Way Through' Premiering on Amazon Prime Video Soon|Fab.ng

'No Way Through' Premiering on Amazon Prime Video Soon|Fab.ng

Furthermore, Inkblot Productions, renowned for emphasising the quality and execution of storytelling, has been successful lately with highly regarded films including the romantic comedy “Big Love” and the suspenseful thriller “A Weekend to Forget”. “No Way Through” enhances the studio’s library of gripping and diverse storylines.

The film is set to enthral viewers in Nigeria and beyond as it delves into themes of family, selflessness, and the quest for independence. The cast’s extraordinary talent and the focus on realistic grit make “No Way Through” an eagerly awaited addition to the crime thriller genre.

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