Date: Sept 11 @ 7.45PM
Location: Isabel Bader Theatre. 93 Charles St. W. Toronto.
Director: Izu Okukwu
More Info: http://www.tiff.net/films/76/
Nollywood superstars Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, and Chidi Mokeme headline this gripping drama set against the backdrop of the attempted 1976 military coup against the government of General Murtala Mohammed.
Nigerians have been waiting for Izu Ojukwu's new film. One of his nation's most artistically ambitious filmmakers, he's also become known for the sweep of his stories. But, with 76, he reaches a new level. Inspired by cataclysmic events of 40 years ago, and shot, remarkably, in 35mm, this epic political thriller features Nollywood superstars Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, and Chidi Mokeme.