When you have some of the biggest names in Nollywood in one room, you know it’s a big deal.
In 2011, BN brought exclusively to you all the photos from The Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), where stars like Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Genevieve Nnaji, OC Ukeje, Tichina Arnold, Lynn Whitfield and Kunle Afolayan were all present at the film festival.
Get yourself ready for another star studded festival this year as the AFRIFF team recently announced that the 3rd edition will take place from Sunday 10th November to Sunday 17th November 2013 in Calabar.
The soft launch and media parley which took place on Saturday 18th May 2013 at The Rhapsody Lounge, Victoria Island, Lagos, saw Nollywood stars including Rita Dominic, Dakore Akande, Kate Henshaw, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha, Paul Obaseki, Uru Eke, Anthony Monjaro, Bryan Okwara, Emem Isong, Omoni Oboli, Mahmood Ali-Balogun, Susan Peters and Mary Uranta as well as Michelle Dede, Ozioma Okposo and Ebuka Obi-Uchendu in attendance.
Speaking at the event, Chioma Ude (Founder and Project Director) said “the synergy created by experiencing the festival in Calabar will be something to cherish for a lifetime, it will be the ultimate experience for all participants from home and abroad.”
Governor of Cross River state Liyel Imoke, his wife Obioma Imoke as well as Special Adviser to the President on Strategy and Documentation Oronto Douglas were also present at the event.
Check out all the photos from the event.