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The shining light of African filmmaking, Director Obi Emelonye -The Mirror Boy

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Obi Emelonye

Quickly garnering the reputation of being one of the leading lights of African film making in the UK, the highly talented, supremely visioned Obi Emelonye hits London with his ideas on “African Film”. Currently touring his latest movie “Last Flight To Abuja”, UK trelease from June 29th in various cinemas, Obi is undertaking a series of radio interviews both on his current film but also on last year’s hidden treasure “The Mirror Boy”

Out of the Nollywood factory, Obi is a Nigerian born, UK-based Director whose films have graced European cinemas since 2004. Obi obtained a BA in drama and later a post graduate in Creative Writing. He subsequently trained as a Solicitor after obtaining an LLB degree
Obi’s multi-disciplinary approach to film making has seen him emerge as one of the UK’s brightest directors. His directorial credits include: Echoes of War (2004) TTG; The London Successor (2006) Film AFRICA; Lucky Joe (2006) FilmAFRICA; The Asylum (2008) Towncrier Int.; Quiet Storm (2009) TNF The Mirror Boy TNF/OHTV (2010)
He is available for a series of interviews, live and recorded, from June 17th  through Sunday 24th June. Contact us if you’d like an interview spot.
Obi will also conduct a Q&A session at the June 24th screening of “The Mirror Boy”. View featurette below:

Black Cinema Club
Sunday June 24th
761-763 High Road Leytonstone
London E11 4QS
Doors open 6pm, starts at 7pm
Call 07718 340 682
£5 Tickets on sale from www.meetup.com/black-cinema-club
Black Cinema Club is a non-profit, self-funded organisation whose mission is to engage the community in supporting film with positive black images and fostering community dialogue. For further information please contact us [email protected] or join us www.meetup.com/black-cinema-clubuk



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