The Wedding Party & 76 Bag NollywoodWeek 2017 Public Choice Award
The fifth edition of The NollywoodWeek Paris Film Festival which ended on Sunday announced today that Izu Ojukwu’s “76” and Kemi Adetiba’s “The Wedding Party” jointly won the Public Choice Award.
The festival trophy was given to Izu Ojukwu, the Director of 76 and Moses Babatope who represented the Wedding Party in the absence of the film Director, Kemi Adetiba.
Babatope expressed his joy at winning the award and mentioned that it was a good omen as the production of The Wedding Party 2 had just begun in Lagos and Dubai.
Both movies beat “Dinner,” “Green White Green,” “Gidi Blues” and “Catch.er” to win the prestigious People’s Choice Award.
The high quality of the selected films for this 5th edition has been praised by journalists and film critics.
Eleven films in total were shown during the four days of the festival, including five films in competition: Dinner, Gidi Blues, Green White Green, The Wedding Party and 76.
The film festival kicked off on Thursday, May 11 and ended on Sunday May 14, 2017 at Cinema l’Arlequin in Paris, France.