Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Nigeria Oscar Selection Committee Think It’s Not Worth It – Kunle Afolayan Reacts Following The Success Of His Film, ‘Anikulapo’

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Nollywood actor, director and producer Kunle Afolayan has finally reacted to NOSC’s (Nigerian Official Selection Committee) predominantly nil vote resulting in no Oscars submission for the second year in a row.kunle afolayan

The filmmaker, whose latest film Anikulapo emerged one of top contending entries this year, took to social media with his first reaction to the committee’s September verdict.
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I am so pleased and delighted that the whole world have decided to tagged ANIKULAPO film “a masterpiece “ even though the Nigeria Oscar selection committee think it’s not worth submitting for the Oscars Will keep making doing my own thing,” Kunle Afolayan wrote.
Last month, NOSC announced that three non-English language emerged tops but all failed to satisfactorily meet the criteria for the Academy’s International Feature Film category. The 15-member committee reached 8-5-1-1 votes with the majority voting for no film.
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Since the announcement, at least two members of the committee have announced their resignation. Revered film director Mildred Okwo first took to her social handles last Thursday confirming her resignation while sharing that she hoped to serve the industry in other ways. Meanwhile, Afolayan’s epic launched to rave reviews on Netflix on October 1. The Kunle Remi led film is the third Netflix and KAP studios collaboration following Swallow and A Naija Christmas movies.

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