Thursday, October 26, 2006

The Successor - a new film by Obi Emelonye

The Successor is a new film from the stable of Film Africa Ltd - a young London-based entertainment outfit. Written by Monjaro and Obi Emelonye, The Successor has received limited showing in London cinemas in what the producers call Celebrity Premiere Roadshow - a fancy way of saying 'Meet the cast and crew, and see the movie'. Cinema patrons at the Odeon Swiss Cottage, Odeon/UCI Lee Valley, Odeon Streatham and Odeon/UCI Surrey Quays have had a chance to see the film and have interacted with some of the actors including Stephanie Okereke, Monjaro, Dakore Egbuson and Robert Peters.

Further dates in London will be announced on this blogazette in due course, especially the dates for the Celebrity Premiere Roadshows in the USA and Nigeria slated for Novemeber through December 2006. The DVDs are expected to go on general release from February 2007.

You can also keep abreast with Film Africa productions by visiting

The Successor (2006) A Film Africa Production. An Obi Emelonye Film.
Starring: Olu Jacobs, Stephanie Okereke, Dakore Egbuson, Miquel Brown, Monjaro, Robert Peters, Yasmine Maya.
Screenplay: Monjaro, Obi Emelonye
Executive Producer: Nkem Ajoku Producer: Nkem Mkparu Director: Obi Emelonye

Alien in my flat

What if I said, forget about reptiles, forget about oversized eyes, aliens wear black t-shirts and forget to put on their trousers. What would you say?
I surprised this being this morning in my flat and caught him on film. Appreciate.

Thursday, October 12, 2006

Sentinel - Eastern Light Literary Afternoon

Sentinel-Eastern Light Literary Afternoon
This event is organised by Sentinel Poetry Movement and Eastern Light EPM International in celebration of Black History Month.

Agenda includes:
-Launch of the poetry collection "Memories of Stone" by Chuma Nwokolo, Jr.,
-Pre-launch of "Letter Home" - poems by Afam Akeh
-Unmasking the future of Sentinel Poetry Quarterly and introduction of the new Editor
-Open Mike - readings of works by black writers. Readers may read their own works or works by legendary black writers.

Venue: Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, Covent Garden, London. (Nearest Tubes: Covent Garden or Leicester Square)
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Date: Monday, October 30th, 2006
Entry: FREE

If you would like to read at this event, or require more information please conatact:
Nnorom Azuonye (Event coordinator) E-mail:
Tel: 07812 755751

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