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Mo Abudu, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Omoni Oboli... Check out red carpet of International Women's Day event

Ebony Life Films, in marking the 2016 International Women’s Day (IWD) on the 8th of March 2016, hosted about 200 women to an screening of ‘FIFTY’ at the Genesis Deluxe Cinemas.

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Ebony Life Films, in marking the 2016 International Women’s Day (IWD) on the 8th of March 2016, hosted about 200 women to an exclusive private champagne screening of the box office hit FIFTY at the Genesis Deluxe Cinemas in The Palms shopping mall Lekki, Lagos.

Mo Abudu play

Mo Abudu at IWD event

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According to Mo Abudu; “It is international women’s day and I thought it would be nice to extend a gesture to women everywhere of all ages and background and treat them to a private screening of our movie FIFTY.

Mo Abudu, Olajumoke Orisaguna play

Mo Abudu, Olajumoke Orisaguna

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This is also a girl’s night out that will have champagne, popcorn and special cupcakes served all in a bid to celebrate women as we all have a story worth celebrating. It promises to be so much fun”, said the Founder of EbonyLife Films and Executive producer of FIFTY.

The movie is a quest by Mo Abudu’s to showcase African women coming of age, filled with similar aspirations and challenges faced by their contemporaries everywhere, while yet figuring out  unresolved traditions and duties.

Ruby Gyang, Omawunmi play

Ruby Gyang, Omawunmi at IWD event

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The star packed special screening had in attendance a great mix of movie and music personalities, captains of industry and socialites including leading characters from the movie Ireti Doyle, Dakore Egbuson-Akande, Omoni Oboli, Nse Ikpe Etim, Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju and Uzor Osimkpa who were given bouquets of flowers in celebration of their roles.

Omoni, Ireti, Nse, Lala, Uzor play

Omoni, Ireti, Nse, Lala, Uzor at IWD event

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Also in attendance were  music sensations Omawumi and Ruby Gyang, Mosun Ogunbanjo, Nollywood actress Kehinde Bankole and ‘Nigeria’s most talked about woman’, Olajumoke Orisaguna amongst many others. The women who were behind the scenes during the movie were not left out of the celebration as they were each given a gift by Mo Abudu.

Check out the red carpet pictures from the event above.

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