Hollywood Stars Commend Nigerian Film-Maker ‘Jeta Amata’ on ‘Black November’; which is currently Showing on VOD.
“Black November” is the first film that represents a successful blend of the Nollywood and Hollywood Film Industries.
The long-awaited Hollywood/Nollywood flick ‘Black November’ by Jeta Amata is now showing in Los Angeles and New York Theaters, iTunes, Amazon, and is currently being seen via Video On-Demand (VOD) on all TV cables and Satellite all over the United States.
'Black November' surrounds the events in the life of a Nigerian activist character Ebiere Penema played by Mbong Amata, which led to a face-off with Nigerian militants that held U.S. citizens in a hostage crisis.
Director of 'Black November', Jeta Amata, has received several commendations on the movie;
Wclef Jean posted a tweet “Jeta Amata u are my favorite director right now.”
Vivica A Fox also tweeted “Love working with you Jeta!! U rock n make it happen.”
Also Stacy Ivers, former VP of Warner Bros and Universal congratulated Jeta Amata on his Facebook wall for making “an impact in a very difficult marketplace”.
Major critics in the United States including New York Times, Hollywood Report, LA Weekly, Variety etc., are fully taking their time to review and comment on a film made by a Nollywood Director.
New York Dailies critic, Elizabeth Weitzman also commended Jeta Amata, “his primary storyline is evident, and well-represented by his star’s soulful performance as an ordinary girl pushed to extraordinary bravery.”
A notable critic, Guy Lodge also wrote in the Variety, “even modest exposure for this Nigerian-American co-production may encourage more native filmmakers to try.”
Simone McIntyre also tweeted, “Congratulations Jeta so wonderful to shed light on this subject with the world.”