Potato Potahto: First Nollywood Movie to be screened at the Chelsea Film Festival

Potato Potahto, the first Nollywood movie to ever be selected at the Chelsea Film Festival, will be screened tomorrow, 21st October, 2017 by 8.30pm. This is coming after it opened the Silicon Valley Film Festival, and won the ‘Best Narrative Feature Film’ award at the festival.

Joselyn Dumas, the movie’s female lead in an interview, described it as ‘A fun, yet difficult story that reflects the struggles couples go through’. She described the cast of the movie as ‘one of the best group of people she has ever worked with on a movie set’.

Chris Attoh, who attended the Silicon Valley Film Festival, said he was ‘overwhelmed by the positive reviews the movie received during, and after its screening’.

The movie which packs a striking cast including OC Ukeje, Joselyn Dumas, Joke Silva, Lala Akindoju, Nikki Samonas, Chris Attoh, Blossom Chukwujekwu and others, is an incredible showcase of how international co-operation, talent and creativity can combine to give a wonderful and generally attractive film experience.

Potato Potahto tells the story of a divorced couple who decide to co-habit on equal terms in their former matrimonial home, but soon come to the realisation that the ingenious idea is easier said than done.

It is a co-production of Ascend Studios, 19 April Entertainment, Virgo Sun Ltd, Lufodo Production and WB Entertainment.

The 5th Chelsea Film Festival will commence on October 19th and end on October 2nd.

Ade Laoye to co-star in Kunle Afolayan’s upcoming legal thriller, ‘Tribunal’

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With her turn playing the iconic ‘Oye Agunbiade’ on the Africa Magic telenovela ‘Hush’ finally winding up, Ade Laoye is set to make her big screen debut in celebrated Film maker Kunle Afolayan’s upcoming movie, ‘Tribunal’.

Tribunal revolves around a once brilliant lawyer who hits rock bottom in his career but gets a chance at redemption when he is approached to take part in a new case by a young ambitious lawyer Tanimowo (Ade Laoye). The upcoming movie also stars Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde, Funsho Adeolu, Nobert Young, and Damilola Ogunsi.

Tribunal is sponsored by Multichoice in partnership with Kunle Afolayan and is set for cinematic release in April 2017.