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Cannes 2017 Sarah Inya Lawal to speak on opportunities in global markets at film festival

At a session co-organised by The Hollywood Reporter at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, Sarah Inya Lawal will speak on global opportunities.

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Sarah Inya Lawal

Founder of Ascend Talent Management, Sarah Inya Lawal  has been listed as one of the speakers at an upcoming 2017 Cannes Film Festival Panel discussion.

Lawal alongside Indian actress and filmmaker Nandida Das, co-founder of Arab distributor and production banner Mad Solutions Alaa Karkouti, Ivanhoe Films president of production Kilian Kerwin and Cinepolis’ COO Miguel Mier, will discuss 'Opportunities in Emerging Global Markets: The New Gold Rush.'

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 The event is scheduled to take place on Friday, May, 19, 2017, at the La Plage Royale's Members Club

The panel is organized by  JD Consultancy and Buffalo 8 Speakers, in partnership with The Hollywood Reporter.

Lawal is a regular speaker at international panels and film festivals.

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Earlier this year, she went into a partnership with Bollywood entertainment company Dazzlr, to foster Bollywood collaborations with African talent.

Ascend Talent Management manage actors including OC Ukeje, Joke Silva, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Chris Attoh, Ade Laoye, Tope Oshin, Kehinde Bankole and Nse Ikpe-Etim.

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