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12th AFRIFF To Feature Biopic Of Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti


November 6, 2023

The ongoing 12th edition of the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) slated for November 5 to 11 will feature biopics of late Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, as well as renowned artist, Nike Davies-Okundaye.

Chioma Ude, Founder of AFRIFF, disclosed in a statement on Sunday, that the note-worthy films, including “Queen of Adire – A Story of Nike Davies Okundaye” by Titi Ogunfere and “Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti” by the visionary Bola Austen-Peters, will showcase indigenous narratives from women who have made national impact.

Ude noted that 2023 edition of the award would unveil three new exciting categories sponsored by MTN Nigeria, including: Honouree Award, offering N2million to each recipient and Viewer’s Choice category, allowing viewers to vote for their preferred movie of the year.She said the last one was the Fan Favorite Award, enabling fans to cast their votes for their favourite actors and actresses.