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Mildred Okwo 5 reasons to love 'The Meeting' director and co-producer

Mildred Okwo is one of the most respected and award winning filmmakers in Nigeria. As she adds a year today, check out 5 reasons to love the talented filmmaker.

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Mildred Okwo and business partner, Rita Dominic play

Mildred Okwo and business partner, Rita Dominic


Today, Wednesday, April 28, 2015, is the birthday of the talented award winning filmmaker, Mildred Okwo.

Mildred is popular for hit movies 'The Meeting' and '30 Days'. To celebrate her, we are sharing with all movie lovers, five reasons to love Mildred.

  • She makes you fall in love with Nollywood movies.

Most people claim to have given up on Nollywood, that must be because they are yet to see the much talked about award winning movie 'The Meeting', which was directed and co-produced by Mildred Okwo.

'The Meeting' would leave you wanting more of quality Nollywood movies.

  • She's talented

Mildred is one filmmaker who knows her onions. The 2006 movie '30 Days', which was written, directed and produced by her, is a prove that she brings nothing but the best to the screen.

Her 2012 romantic comedy, 'The Meeting' also distinguishes her for her filmmaking prowess 

  • She is an award winning filmmaker

Mildred's most recent movie 'The Meeting' has received over 20 nominations in different award events. In 2013 edition of AMMA awards, the movie won the award for the category Achievement In Make-Up.

In 2013, Rita Dominic, who also produced the movie, won 'Best actress' award for her role in movie at the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

In 2015 edition of AMVCAs , 'The Meeting' won the following awards;

  1. Best Actor in a Comedy: Femi Jacobs for The Meeting

  2.  Best Actress in a Comedy: Rita Dominic for The Meeting

  3. Best Movie (Comedy): Mildred Okwo & Rita Dominic for The Meeting

  4. Best Supporting Actress: Linda Ejiofor for The Meeting

  • She is not one to hide her opinions.

Have you ever visited her Twitter page? You would have fun going through her page, as she isn't one to hold back her thoughts.

From politics to 'wrong red carpet questions', to important issues worth addressing, Mildred sure is one entertainer to love for her opinions.

  • She is working on a new project.

Mildred isn't one to allow her fans wait decades before a blockbuster. The popular filmmaker is currently working on a  new movie 'Surulere'.  And once again, she has brought together a great cast for the movie.

The upcoming movie stars Lala Akindoju, Seun Ajayi, Rita Dominic, Enyinna Nwigwe, Beverly Naya among others.

Every movie lover is always excited about a 'Mildred Okwo and Rita Dominic' collaboration, so, fall in love with one of the most respected and inspiring filmmakers, and anticipate the movie 'Surulere'.

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