Two Nigerian Movies ” Mojisola and This is Lagos are set for 2024 Pan African Film Festival.

Two Nigerian Movies " Mojisola and This is Lagos are set for 2024 Pan African Film Festival.

‘Mojisola’ and ‘This Is Lagos’ have been chosen for the Pan African Film Festival of 2024.

The event will take place in Los Angeles, California, from February 6 to February 19, 2024.

The 2024 Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) has announced the inclusion of two Nigerian feature films in its selection: Mojisola and This Is Lagos.

This year, over 140 films will be screened at the Los Angeles, California, film festival, which pays homage to black. Art, culture, and film a wide range of Q&A sessions and in-depth talks will also be featured.

The director of both Nigerian films, Kenneth Gyang, expressed to ShockNg how excited he was about the festival lineup this year.

In addition to serving as a catalyst for cultural interchange and the exhibition of a variety of African diasporic tales. The Pan African Film Festival is of great significance since it launches the festivities for Black History Month.

Presenting these stories from Cinema Kpatakpata excites me as a Nigerian cultural ambassador,” he said.

Stevo, a young man pursuing superstardom in a city full of terrible actors, is the protagonist of This is Lagos. A story that delves into the hustle and bustle of daily life in Lagos.

The cast is led by Gabriel Afolayan, who plays Stevo other actors in the group are Greg Ojefua, Mike Afolarin. Jibrin Homsuk, Laura Pepple, Rahama Sadau, Kate Henshaw, Enyinna Nwigwe, Sani Muazu, and David Jones David.

In contrast, Mojisola narrates the tale of a young girl who suffers an inexplicable, life-threatening disease and embarks on a quest to preserve her love.

Ten years after the 2014 selection of his debut feature film, Gyang is back at the festival. Gyang expressed his happiness at returning to the location of his first feature film, Confusion Na Wa, which had won the Jury Prize there ten years earlier. Now, he is back with two movies.

This Is Lagos was originally slated to have its national premiere in December 2023, but that date was eventually canceled and there was no word on when it would reschedule.


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