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13th Eko Int’l Film Festival, EKOIFF, ends with award ceremony

Photo: From Left Charles Novia, Wisdom Nwankwo, Dr Sam Uche Anyamele,Ekoiff CEO Hope Opara, Emem Ema, Uzo Okpechi, Ani, Dr Shuaibu Husseini, Ekoiff Festival Director Chii Nwokeabia and Iyk Ndubuisi at the opening on Sunday, April 23.

SINCE Sunday April 23, filmmakers and enthusiasts have been trooping to Silverbird Galleria in Victoria Island Lagos to feast on the plethora of films on offer at the 13th Eko International Film Festival Nigeria. The

The festival which opened with a red carpet reception and screening of the award-winning film, Kamsi, by Uzodima Okpechi on Sunday, April 23, will end on Thursday, April 27. It would have screened over 100 films – feature and shorts – by then

Founder/Executive Director of the festival, Hope Opara, said on Sunday that the festival has been curated in such a way that it has something for everyone.

He reiterated that the festival is organised to promote the culture and arts of the country and give inspiration to artists, filmmakers, directors, etc., and the audience at large.

In the course of its duration, it will feature films screenings, special presentations, retrospectives, workshops, pitch panels, a gala awards reception ceremony, and is expected to draw key practitioners and big weights to the venue.

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