Nollywood releases ‘Champions of our Time’
Having won several awards, two out of which it was pronounced the best film of the year; Zafaa International Film Festival and Abuja International Film Festival, ‘Champions of our Time’ premiered in an ambiance of intense glitz and glamour at the Silverbird Cinemas, Lagos on November 28th, 2010.
Produced by the Veteran Screenwriter, Chidi Nwokeabia, and seasoned Nollywood actor, Emeka Enyiocha, ‘Champions of our Time’ features Segun Arinze, Joke Silva-Jacob, Ngozi Ezeonu, Ejike Asiegbu, Ayo Adesanya, Charles Inojie, (Introducing) Treasure Obasi and Feyisola Ewulomi, Paul Adams, Ejike Metu.
‘Champions of our Time’ revolves around two exceptionally brilliant young girls from opposing ends of the social spectrum. They both nurse ambitions of becoming the next winner of the prestigious St. Flairs Foundation Quiz Competition. However, their quest unravels a web of intrigue, high-stakes politicking, corruption in high places, and a culture of neglect and discrimination against the physically challenged amongst us. Suspence wrapped scenes in the movie showed how far the players went to achieve their dreams in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds?
A brilliant treatment of its topical subject matter, ‘Champions of our Time’ is guaranteed to evoke empathy and reinforce the belief in the indomitable resilience of the human spirit. It is in the cinemas all over Nigeria from December 3rd, 2010.