'October 1' Kunle Afolayan's movie gets Netflix deal

Kunle Afolayan's AMVCAs multi-nominated movie 'October 1' bags deal with Netflix.

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Kunle Afolayan's  award winning movie October 1, has bagged a distribution deal with one of the biggest provider of on-demand Internet streaming media, Netflix.

The AMVCAs multi-nominated movie 'October 1' has moved from DSTV Box Office Explora to Netflix.

According to Kunle, the new deal with Netflix means the movie will be subtitled in 10 different languages.

“I am happy and delighted to announce that October 1 has gotten a deal with Netflix. Netflix covers the whole of Europe and America. That means the film will be exposed to the word".

"It is a distribution deal. Netflix is an SVOD platform, an online platform that you can watch on your television. Their application is everywhere.

They are one of the most recognised SVOD platforms around the word.” - he said.

The award winning filmmaker also revealed that the 'October 1' movie has been selected for the 23rd Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles.

“It is going to the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles which I should be attending in the first week of February. It has also been selected for the Luxor Film Festival in Egypt. I am also going to be attending that,” - he said.

Source: The Nation.

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