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'Fifty' Movie to screen at BFI London Film Festival, gets Lagos premiere date

EbonyLife TV movie 'Fifty' which stars Ireti Doyle, Dakore Akande, Nse Ikpe Etim and Omoni Oboli, has been shortlisted to screen at the upcoming 59th BFI London Film Festival.

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On Tuesday, September 1, 2015, The British Film Institute (BFI) unveiled the programme for the 2015 London Film Festival.

Clare Stewart, Festival Director, presented the highly-anticipated Nigerian movie, 'Fifty', as one of the shortlisted films, announcing it under the ‘Love Category’.

The upcoming movie stars top talented Nollywood actors like Ireti Doyle, Dakore Akande, Nse Ikpe Etim and Omoni Oboli.

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The highly awaited film will have its Festival premiere on Saturday, October 17, 2015, at the Vue 7 Cinema, London, and a special grand Nigeria premiere on December 13, 2015 at The Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The upcoming film features beats from King Sunny Ade, titan Femi Kuti, German-Nigerian wunderkind singer-songwriter Nneka who also features in movie alongside Tiwa Savage and Waje.

READ OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS FOR EBONYLIFE TV's 'FIFTY.'

'Fifty' is executive produced by MO Abudu, directed by Biyi Bandele, produced by Tope Oshin Ogun, with Malcom McLean as director of photography.

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