Watch Out for These Nollywood Films
March is a month packed with an impressive lineup of Nollywood films that are sure to keep movie lovers glued to their screens. This month, there are several exciting movies to choose from, featuring a diverse cast of talented actors. If you’re a fan of Nollywood movies, check out some of the captivating ones that will be released this month. For those who love epic movies, there are plenty to choose from, with thrilling action sequences and captivating storylines. If romance is your thing, then you’re in luck, because there are several romantic films to watch this month. You can also look forward to thrilling movies that promise to keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish.
March promises to be a fantastic month for Nollywood film enthusiasts, with a wide range of movies to choose from. Check out the schedule and movie catalog below to see which films are coming out this month.
1. Anikulapo – Rise Of The Specter
Anikulapo: Rise of the Spectre is a six-part epic series. It is a follow-up to the 2022 film “Anikúlapó,” both directed by the acclaimed Kunle Afolayan. Premiering on Netflix on March 1, 2024, the series takes viewers back to the world of the Yoruba people, exploring themes of betrayal, revenge, and the struggle for ultimate power.
In a race against time to avoid a dismal fate, traveler Saro returns to the Oyo Kingdom with orders to complete a nearly impossible task. Filmed at the expansive KAP Film Village in Nigeria, the series boasts a cast of prominent Nigerian actors, including Lateef Adedimeji, Kunle Remi, and Bimbo Ademoye.
Prepare to be immersed in a visually stunning and culturally rich narrative as Anikulapo: Rise of the Spectre brings Yoruba myths and legends to life on the global stage.
The documentary film “Rainmakers,” directed by Niyi Akinmolayan, investigates the intriguing idea of controlling the weather. It explores the claims of certain individuals who believe they can influence or stop rain through prayer.
Rainmakers, a documentary by Nigerian filmmaker Niyi Akinmolayan, explores the age-old tradition of rainmaking in Nigeria. It delves into the lives of 20 rainmakers across three states, contrasting their practices with modern scientific weather predictions.
The documentary juxtaposes the power of tradition, including beliefs in deities like Agemo, Sango, and Osun, with the data-driven forecasts of weather apps. Narrated by Ade Obatoyinbo, Rainmakers premiered on March 1, 2024, on Prime Video.
3. Two Aishas
“Two Aishas” is a Nigerian film. It focuses on the friendship between two women named Aisha. Their bond is tested when their husbands become political rivals and compete for the same gubernatorial seat. The film explores themes of betrayal, forgiveness, and religious diversity. The film is now available for streaming on Prime Video, showcasing the complexities of relationships, faith, and power dynamics in Nigerian society.
4. Beast Of Two Worlds
Eniola Ajao, an actress and producer, joins forces with Anthill Studios to present “Beast of Two Worlds,” a thrilling Yoruba epic film arriving in cinemas this Easter.
A king faces exile because his current wives cannot bear him a son. Desperate to save his dynasty, he takes a wife from another world who promises an heir. However, her arrival throws the kingdom into chaos, forcing the king to confront his fears and fight for his legacy.
Starring renowned actors like Odunlade Adekola, Sola Sobowale, and Femi Adebayo, “Beast of Two Worlds” promises a captivating cinematic experience with its gripping plot and talented cast. Prepare to be transported by this epic adventure this Easter.
5. Green Fever
Of all the Nollywood thriller films in 2023, this was one of the most captivating yet underrated. Green Fever is a 2023 thriller film. After a crisis, a father and his ill daughter find shelter in a strange mansion. They soon uncover the house’s dark secrets. Suspense and mystery unfold as they fight for survival.
6. Dead Serious
A romantic comedy starring Nollywood veteran Nkem Owoh. “Dead Serious” is a Nigerian film tackling suicide and depression. It follows a young man’s desperate attempts to end his life after heartbreak. Jonny embarks on hilarious attempts to end his life, but ends up discovering the beauty of life. The film features popular Nollywood stars like Sharon Ooja, Deyemi Okanlawon, and Sabinus. Moses Inwang, known for “Blood Vessel,” directs this compelling drama.
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