Film on daily life events of Nigerian immigrants in South Africa set for launch

7 October 2016


Media Productions, a multimedia outfit based in South Africa is set to premiere its new movie titled, ‘The Hearing’ in Johannesburg, South-Africa. The Chief Executive Officer of Naijozi Media Productions, Mrs.Olatilewa Animashaun, popularly known as ‘Tilly’ who made the disclosure during a chat with our correspondent in Lagos, explained that the story is a true reflection of the South African society and daily life events of Nigerian immigrants.

According to her, the educative entertainment-themed movie, would be premiered at the Nelson Mandela Square Sandton, Johannesburg, on Saturday, December 3, 2016. According to her, “most actors that featured in the multimillion naira movie are a blend of South Africans and Nigerians. In order to give the movie its originality, the native languages of the actors such as Zulu, Peedi, Afrikaans and Yoruba were spoken fluently and richly by the cast”.

The film, which was directed and produced by Olufisayo Animashaun, a Nigerian based in South-Africa, under Naijozi Media Productions, was shot in several locations in Johannesburg including the popular township of Soweto, and features prominent South-Africans as well as Nigerian actors which include: Coenraad Stolz, Natasha Van der Merwe, Moloi Lindi we , Adejayan Babatunde Jeremiah, Machate Easter among others.

Source: The Vanguard 1 Ocotber 2016