Obi Emelonye's a tale of love, struggles, redemption and the sport of boxing, premiered over the weekend.

The premiere which held at Genesis Deluxe Cinemas, Lekki, Lagos Nigeria, was attended by Uru Eke, OC Ukeje, Ibukun Ukeje, Obi Emelonye, Teco Benson, Anthony Monjaro, Enyinna Nwigwe, Padita Agu, Alexx Ekubo, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, Judith Foght, Bayray Mcnwizu among others.


The movie, which marks the second collaboration between Africa Magic and Emenlonye’s production outfit, The Nollywood Factory, was shot in London, and is set to premiere in Nigeria on December 18, 2015.

About Film

is a broken, down-on-his-luck ex-­boxer, in search of redemption. is a pretty, bubbly young girl with a dark secret.Their chance meeting on a park bench in Oxford Gardens one summer afternoon sets in motion an unlikely friendship and an uplifting journey through their respective fears; and through hope, faith and love; to a stoic acceptance of whatever life throws at them.

The upcoming film stars Ngoli Okafor, (2 time Golden Gloves, Heavyweight champion, top model and Hollywood Actor) Ngozi Thompson Igwebike, Savanah Roy.

The movie will also see the filmmaker's daughter D'Richy Obi-Emelonye, make her acting debut.

Obi Emelonye's other productions include "Last Flight to Abuja," "Mirror Boy," amongst others.

Check out trailer and more photos from premiere of "Oxford Garden;"