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FALSE PROMISES – A Short Film By Joe Adetona

In the wake of  February 14 (Valentine’s day of course), UAE trained Nigerian Filmmaker, Joe Adetona releases this very timely short film titled ‘False Promises’, a love story set within the 1958 Constitution Conference event in Nigeria ( Side Note- Coincidentally, Nigeria’s political elections takes place on the same date, Feb 14, 2015 ).  “False Promises’ short film features actors – Samuelson Jackson, Chinwe Adigwe, Joe Adetona and Fortune O. Ibrahim.

Synopsis

False Promises  – Breaking Up is Hard but Moving on is Harder. Set during  the 1958 Constitution Conference, ‘False Promises’ is about the protagonist finding hope in life and it reinforces the belief that true love is eternal.

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About Joe Adetona

Joe Adetona is an award winning Nigerian Filmmaker/Director holding fort at his Production outfit – Luxury Pictures. His directorial debut was “Loni”, a fantasy film based on an imaginary story. Other works include 1959, Oko Ojokan, Best or Last, Apola among others.  Joe has created sleek cinematic music videos for various music artistes including  Reminisce, Ajay’P , Dare David, Ini, Dafidi, to name a few, totaling up to 1 million  views or more on YouTube.  He is also a successful photographer, graphic designer working editorials, album covers and other branding projects. All in all, Joe Adetona is multi-talented creative who has carved his niche in the media and film industry, both in his home country, Nigeria and internationally.

For more info and to check out more of his projects, click here 

Beautifully Dreaming…Positively Doing…

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Three Short Films For The Weekend

 Three Short Films For The Weekend

FrostBite by NdaniTV

Ndani Shorts is a new NdaniTV short film series that will showcase the reality of life in contemporary Africa.

The premiere edition titled Frostbite is a heartwarming story of a passionate love and its journey through the actuality of the real world. 

UDUDEAGU – Short Film by @azemezi

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Akwaeke Emezi is an Igbo and Tamil writer and high spirited filmmaker. She was born in Umuahia and raised in Aba, Nigeria. Her work is often set in a landscape of disquietude, deep and surreal, it pushes past comfortable morality to honestly explore the margins of humanity. More about her at http://www.azemezi.com/

UDUDEAGU  is a  short, poignant, personal narrative carrying deeply dark but beautiful visuals. Udueagu is an experimental short film featuring Adegoke Ogukoya (aka Ade Bantu) and  narrated by Akwaeke herself in Igbo poetic phrases. It was shot in Lagos, Nigeria, 2014. The film has already been shown at the Chicago Home Theater Festival and is slowly but surely grabbing attention.

  Go Super Eagles Go By Intense Films

 Artist, Designer, Musician and film maker Obinna Okerekeocha is into documentaries and telling African stories via Motion picture through his media outfit ‘Intense Films’.

In the spirit of the World Cup Season, here is his 1 min short  on the Super Eagles, you can watch the rest of his film work here 

In ’94, it was a dream in the land of dreams. In ’98, it was a French Summer. Two years after the new millennium, it was a blaze in the land of the samurai. In Brazil, we will soar because we are Strong. We are united. We are the Super Eagles of Nigeria! Go Super Eagles Go!

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