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"Oxford Gardens" Watch behind the scenes of Obi Emelonye's boxing themed movie

Go behind the scenes to witness the creation of the 2015 Obi Emelonye movie "Oxford Gardens."

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Oxford Gardens

How was "Oxford Gardens"created?

Obi Emelonye has released a new behind the scenes of the movie, which premiered in Nigeria and Houston.

The movie, which marked the second collaboration between Africa Magic and Emenlonye’s production outfit, The Nollywood Factory, was shot in London, and tells the tale of love, struggles, redemption and the sport of boxing.


About Film

Julius is a broken, down-on-his-luck ex-­boxer, in search of redemption. Munachi 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 film stars Ngoli Okafor, (2 time Golden Gloves, Heavyweight champion, top model and Hollywood Actor) Ngozi Thompson Igwebike, Savanah Roy and D'Richy Obi-Emelonye, make her acting debut.

Emelonye is popular for "Last Flight to Abuja," "Mirror Boy," "Thy Will be Done," amongst other of his productions.

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