All is now set for Nollywood Thursday on June 9 which has been described as the new “Industry Night” for the Nigerian film industry geared towards promoting and celebrating Nollywood movies (old and new) in the cinema.
The duo of Linda Ejiofor and Kehinde Bankole will headline Thursday event. Thebeautiful actresses’ latest movie “8 Bars and a Clef will also screen at the event.
Kehinde Bankole won the revelation of the year award at the 2009 Best of Nollywood Awards, two years after her first screen feature in Wale Adenuga’s Super Story. She has also featured in many films like Awakening andTwo Brides and A Baby.
Actress and model, Linda Ejiofor, known for her role as Bimpe Adekoya in M-Net’s TV series Tinsel was nominated in the category Best Actress in a Supporting role for her first feature film, “The Meeting in 2012 at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards. She also won the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for role in 2015.
Linda has featured in films like The Meeting and Secret Room.
“8 Bars and a Clef” is a story about a young man who has to overcome a learning defect, a dysfunctional family and an overbearing record label executive in order to achieve his dream of becoming a music superstar.
Nolly Thursdays will air on TrybeTv (GoTVng Ch.97) by 5.30pm and ONTV (UHF Ch 41, GOtv Ch 96) by 7.30pm.