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Love, Redemption & Boxing! Obi Emelonye collabs with Africa Magic for Latest Movie “Oxford Gardens” | Trailer

Adesola Ade-Unuigbe

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Africa Magic, the continent’s leading provider of world class African entertainment content, has partnered with award winning Nigerian movie producer, Obi Emelonye, to produce Oxford Gardens, a tale of love, struggles, redemption and the sport of boxing.  The movie, which marks the second collaboration between Africa Magic and Mr. Emenlonye’s production outfit, The Nollywood Factory, was shot in London and is set to premiere in Nigeria on the 18th of December, 2015.

Oxford Gardens is an inspiring love story that has to do with redemption and boxing.

Plot: Julius is a broken, down-­on-­his-­luck ex-­boxer, in search of redemption. Munachi is a pretty, bubbly young girl with a dark secret. Their chance meeting on a park bench in Oxford Gardens one summer afternoon sets in motion an unlikely friendship and an uplifting journey through their respective fears; and through hope, faith and love; to a stoic acceptance of whatever life throws at them.

The movie stars Ngoli Okafor (who is a 2 time Golden Gloves, Heavyweight champion, top model and Hollywood Actor), Ngozi Thompson Igwebike, Savanah Roy and Obi Emelonye’s daughter, D’Richy Obi-Emelonye.

Watch the trailer below.

Adesola is a BellaNaija editor and Voltron. Yes, things are that serious for her when it comes to BellaNaija.com.She's a lover of gist, novels, music and food. She's constantly trying not to take life for granted. She spends most of her time either keeping up with the world on the Internet or sharing some acquired knowledge about digital media.To communicate with her directly, you can hit her up on: Instagram - @adesola.au Twitter - @ThisConnectd

6 Comments

  1. truetalk

    December 13, 2015 at 1:46 pm

    OMG! Cant wait for 18th….my kind of movie! Well done obi

  2. observer

    December 13, 2015 at 2:51 pm

    Isn’t this Southpaw? What’s wrong with Nigerian filmmakers? It used to be illiteracy but there’s no excuse anymore.

    • Simon Says

      December 14, 2015 at 9:39 am

      Er, how exactly is this Southpaw??? From the trailer and synopsis it doesn’t read anything like Southpaw!!! Or Creed, or Rocky, or The Boxer, or The Hurricane, or The Champ, or Raging Bull, or the multitude of movies about boxing or boxers that have come before!!! No, this is Oxford Gardens. It’s a separate entity and by the looks of it could very well be a landmark production. You obviously have some beef with Nigerian filmmakers implying they are illiterate (can’t seem to fathom why) yet you display an alarming level of ignorance when it comes to filmmaking or films in general even within this particular genre. Mtcheeew. Southpaw… really??? Again Mtcheeew!!!

    • Obi Emelonye

      June 26, 2016 at 12:57 pm

      Thanks Simon for helping to educate our people. It is beef sometimes and they don’t know when and where to stop. Bless you.

  3. Ibe

    December 13, 2015 at 9:34 pm

    Kudos to legendary Obi Emelonye, he has raise the bar with this latest movie

  4. Khadijat

    December 17, 2015 at 3:28 pm

    I can’t wait to watch this movie, I’m so excited. Welldone Mr. Emelonye. Keep thrilling the audiences.

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