TIFF 2016 "Just Not Married" premieres in Toronto

"Just Not Married" tells the story of two brothers on opposite paths: Victor a recent ex-con and Duke, a brilliant undergraduate.

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The  international premiere of "Just Not Married" took place at The Toronto International Film Festival 2016(TIFF).

The premiere was attended by celebrities including Steve Ayorinde, founder/executive director AFRIFF, Chioma Ude, Kunle Afolayan, Mahmood Ali-Balogun, Steve Gukas, Patience Nzegwu, Hilda Dokubo, Kene Mkparu Canadian actors and personalities like; Helena-Alexis Seymour, Matthew Willson, Andrea Drepaul, Daniel Pillai, Melinda Michael. Dwight Ireland, Landen Wakil , Sonia Jhas, among others.

"Just Not Married" premieres at TIFF 2016 play

"Just Not Married" premieres at TIFF 2016

 

"Just Not Married" premieres at TIFF 2016 play Judith Audu and Ijeoma Agu

 

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Synopsis:

Two brothers are on opposite paths. Victor is a recent ex-con who is trying to piece his life together while Duke is a brilliant undergraduate determined to see his mum live.
Duke enlist the help of his two friends in stealing cars by decorating the cars and pretending to be married.
Despite some unforeseen hiccups, their operation was pretty successful until people got greedy and violent.

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Cameron Bailey, artistic director of TIFF describes the movie as “the favorite of all TIFF Staff”

Speaking on his experience at the film festival, the director of the movie,  Uduak-Obong Patrick, said: “Being at TIFF 2016 has been an exciting and humbling experience for me. I do not take it with levity that my first attempt at making a feature film was selected. That for me is nothing but Grace at work. The people here have been amazing, the support has been great, the exposure has enlightened me and I have learnt new things which for me are absolutely important. The knowledge I have gained from TIFF can only and will only spur me to make better films.”

The movie producer, Judith Audu says:  “it’s been an overwhelming and humbling experience to share our very first produced feature movie on a platform as big as TIFF. The way the movie has been accepted by the audience from all over the world at the festival has just been so surreal”.

"Just Not Married" premieres at TIFF 2016 play Uduak-Obong Patrick and Judith Audu

 

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On Tuesday, August 16, 2016, TIFF announced eight Nollywood movies which will screen as part of the City to City programme.

The movies include "Okafor's Law," "The Arbitration," "The Wedding Party," "Taxi Driver,"  "Just Not Married," "Green White Green," "76," and "93 Days."

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