A collaboration between Nollywood and Hollywood, "Esohe" has premiered in the United States of America.
Esohe, premiered in the United States, on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Showcase Cinema in Lowell Massachusetts.
Dressed in Bini regalia, the cast set the tone for the evening with a meet and greet that showcased the elegance of African culture.
Set in ancient Benin Kingdom, the movie stars Jimmy Jean Louis, Misty Lockheart, Desmond Elliot, Chris Attoh, Bimbo Manuel, Ufuoma McDermott, Toyin Aimakhuo, Jemaima Osunde and Monica Omorodion Swaida.
The movie also features fast rising Nollywood actors like Eunice Omorogie, Omoye Uzamere, Oghenekaro Itene and Osagie Elegbe.
In "Esohe," the reincarnation and reunion of Ifagbai, the son of Eghosa the Oba’s warrior, his long-lost lover, Esohe, presents a puzzle to Gary Barbar (Jimmy Jean Louis). He suffers repeated nightmare and sees apparitions of events he knows nothing about.
Story by Charles Uwagbai and Efetobore Ayeteni, written by Bimbo Manuel, the movie is produced by Charles Uwagbai, Monica Swaida and Robert Peters.
"Esohe" is directed by Charles Uwagba and is expected to continue its tour in Houston Texas on May 27, Atlanta July 8, New York on June 3, Austin June 16 and 18, and Dallas June 8, while a release party will hold on June 17 in Boston.
It is expected to be released in Nigeria later in the year.