"Ayanda" Movie gets Nigeria premiere date

"Ayanda" which has won international and local awards, and has screened at 21 film festivals, is set to premiere in Nigeria.

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"Ayanda's" lead actors: Fulu Mugovhani and OC Ukeje play

"Ayanda's" lead actors: Fulu Mugovhani and OC Ukeje

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South African film "Ayanda" from award-winning director Sara Blecher, which stars Nigeria's OC Ukeje, is set to premiere in Nigeria.

The movie which was the opening night film for the 36th  Durban Film Festival, will premiere in Nigeria on July 22, 2016.

The movie tells the story of a twenty one year old Afro hipster, who embarks on a journey of self discovery trying to keep the memory of her father alive.

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Synopsis:

Fuelled by the electric energy and ethnic diversity of 21st century Johannesburg, "Ayanda" tells the story of a young woman whose dream of running a retro car restoration business is threatened by dark family secrets, the complications of love and the day-to-day challenges of life in the sprawling African metropolis.

A love story tale which also stars Fulu Mugovhani, earned eight nominations at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

"Ayanda" set to premiere in Nigeria this July play

"Ayanda" set to premiere in Nigeria this July

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The movie was nominated in the Best Overall Movie, Best Writer, Best Makeup Artist, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Movie – Southern Africa, Best Cinematographer and Best Sound Editor categories.

"Ayanda" also stars Thomas Gumede, Nthati Moshesh, Kenneth Nkosi, Jafta Mamabolo, Sihle Xaba and Vanessa Cooke.

It has screened at 21 international film festivals.

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