Short Film Selection

Plaything

[Short film]  Ayodeji’s boring afternoon takes a thrilling turn when he discovers his toys can do much more than just lie around in a pile.

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Aliyyah’s Wish

[Short film]  Aliyyah lives in a different world from that of her parents. They enjoy life to the fullest at the expense of their daughter. Aliyyah must find an opportunity to judiciously win the heart of her parents.

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Silence

[Short film]  The sad journey of a 16 year old girl into maturity.

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Room 315

[Short Film] Dr. Stone, in sessions with his clients, discovers how life holds all four of them, including himself, in one intricate web.

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Lodgers

[Short Film] The OGHENEKHAROS, are both accomplished professionals in Nigeria that decide to leave their careers in Nigeria and move to England. They are confident, highly skilled and slightly arrogant. However, as life in the UK slowly unravels, the true worth of their ‘top’ skills is far from what they had dreamed.

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Official Selection

The Wedding Party

[Official Selection] Chaos prevails when a family prepares for a lavish wedding.

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76

[Official Selection] A thrilling drama told from two points of view: that of a pregnant woman, and that of an accused soldier, her husband.

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Green White Green

[Official Selection] A coming of age film that asks what it means to be Nigerian.

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Gidi Blues

[Official Selection] A chance encounter turns Akin and Nkem’s world upside down.

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Dinner

[Official Selection] What was supposed to be a simple dinner and a pleasant weekend with friends, turns into a nightmare when secrets about each other’s past are brought to light.

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Closing Film

Catch.er

[Closing Film] An ambitious career woman is found murdered on her wedding anniversary and her husband becomes the prime suspect.

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Thurs. May 11th

  • 20h00 Opening Night

    Opening Night film 76′  directed by Izu Ojukwu (117min) – followed by a Q&A with the director and a cocktail

Fri. May 12th

  • 13h30 Compilation of 5 short films (76min)

    followed by a discussion with some of the directors

  • 15h15 Aliyyah's Wish + The Wedding Party

    Aliyyah’s Wish directed by Jamiu Shoyode (11min) + The Wedding Party directed by Kemi Adetiba (110min), followed by a Q&A with the cast/crew.

  • 18h00 Dinner

    Dinner directed by Jay Franklyn Jituboh (110min), followed by a Q&A.

  • 21h00 Silence + Gidi Blues

    Silence directed by Tolu Ajayi (12min) + Gidi Blues directed by Femi Odugbemi (100min), followed by a Q&A with the director

Sat. May 13th

  • 11h00 Focus on webseries!

    Free entry – Room 3

  • 13h00 76' Film

    76′ directed by Izu Ojukwu (117 min) – followed by a Q&A with the director

  • 15h45 Dinner

    Dinner directed by Jay Franklyn Jituboh (110min), followed by a Q&A with the director

  • 18h30 Silence + Gidi Blues

    Silence directed by Tolu Ajayi (12min) + Gidi Blues directed by Femi Odugbemi (100min), followed by a Q&A with the director

  • 20h30 Plaything + Green White Green

    Plaything directed by Nurudeen Momodu and Eri Umusu  (4min) + Green White Green directed by Abba Makama (102min) followed by a exchange with the lead actor

Sun. May 14th

  • Throughout the day Headwrap Workshop by Nollywood TV

    Held in the lounge area of the theatre

  • 12h00 Master Class on Nolly-Noir

    With director Walter Taylaur

  • 13h00 Aliyyah’s Wish + The Wedding Party

    Aliyyah’s Wish directed by Jamiu Shoyode (11min) + The Wedding Party directed by Kemi Adetiba (110min), followed by a Q&A with the director

  • 15h30 Plaything + Green White Green

    Plaything directed by Nurudeen Momodu and Eri Umusu (4min) + Green White Green directed by Abba Makama (102min) followed by a Q&A

  • 17h45 Lodgers + Room 315

    Screening of the first episode of this fresh new series Lodgers directed by Keni Ogunlola (22min) + Room 315 directed Niyi Akinmolayan (28min), followed by a Q&A with Keni Ogunlolad

  • 20h00 Closing Night :World Premiere of catch.er

    Closing night : Winner announced for the Audience Award then a screening of the film Catch.er directed by Walter Taylaur (80min)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I submit my work?

Yes, Nigerian filmmakers are encouraged to submit. We take short films, feature films, animations and occasionally showcase Nigerian television series. Submit here.

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What is NollywoodWeek ?

NollywoodWeek is a yearly film festival that showcases the best of the Nigerian film industry with the aim of finding a larger audience and more sustainable distribution system for these quality films.

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Who organizes the festival?

The festival is organized by Okada Media, an association based in Paris, France headed by two individuals passionate about cinema and Africa.

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Who can attend this festival?

Filmmakers, film lovers, families, individuals, couples… in short – everyone!

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