THE WEDDING PARTY TAKES SOLD OUT AUDIENCES AT TIFF
By Oscar Ochiogu
The Wedding Party is the story of Dunni Coker (Adesua Etomi), a 24-year-old art gallery owner and only daughter of her parents, about to marry the love of her life, IT entrepreneur, Dozie (Banky W). The couple took a vow of chastity and is looking forward to a ground-breaking first night together as a married couple.
The movie opened the ‘Spotlight City to City’ programme at the Toronto International Film Festival with a star-studded, sold-out premiere that brought together Africa’s best known names including Richard Mofe-Damijo, Sola Sobowale, Iretiola Doyle, Banky W and Adesua Etomi. Other special guests included Selma’s David Oyeowo and Toronto Raptors President, Masai Urjiri.
“The popularity of Nigerian films has been on a steady incline over the last few years,” comments Executive Producer, Mo Abudu. “More and more global audiences are recognizing the quality of film that comes from the third largest film industry in the world. I am truly thrilled to hear such positive feedback from the TIFF global audience.”Here are pictures from the star -studded event.