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Watch “The Encounter” – A Short Film Based on C. Odemegwu Ojukwu & Emmanuel Ifeajuna

Adesola Ade-Unuigbe

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Last week BN brought you the trailer and now it’s time to watch the intriguing short film!

“The Encounter” chronicles the story of a crucial moment in the Nigeria-Biafra civil war.

The moment in question is the conversation between Biafran Commander-in-Chief General Emeka and imprisoned Emmanuel Ifeajuna. Ifeajuna is allegedly behind a plot to come to an agreement of a ceasefire with Nigeria and overthrow the General.  The resulting conversation determines Ifeajuna’s fate.

“The Encounter”, a Trino studios production, starring Gregory Ojefua, Amarachukwu Onoh and Stan Nze was directed by Tolu Ajayi, produced by Ekene Mekwunye and the screenplay written by Egbemawei Sammy and Frederick Anyaegbunam. Executive producers are Babatunwa Aderinokun and Uche Okocha.

Watch the short film 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

7 Comments

  1. mimi

    December 14, 2015 at 1:59 pm

    Nice effort. We need more content that promotes our history and makes us more aware of our country and how we arrived at our current stat. it’s a shame that our generation cares less about these important things. Long live Naija

  2. truth

    December 14, 2015 at 5:45 pm

    lovely. These are the types of movies i want to see from nigeria, historic , bluntly gripping stories, of our histories. These are the types of movies that win oscars, movies that depict history without too much bias, so that we may learn and not repeat it. As a future movie maker and investor, I am glad i saw that nigerian stories can be constructive yet dramatic, without corniness.

  3. meee

    December 14, 2015 at 8:45 pm

    lovely. Amara you keep getting better. kudos!

  4. ElessarisElendil

    December 15, 2015 at 2:03 am

    Wow!! This is truly expectional.

    Blehed Ojukwu’s accent though and painted Ifeajuna in an extremely good light.

  5. eve

    December 15, 2015 at 3:31 am

    Wow… I am so impressed. Initially didn’t expect much but wow. These are the kind of stories that I want to watch. Stories that teach us about our history and that have a strong moral lesson that we can learn from. These are the kind of movies that will make Nollywood respected in the world and carve our own niche in the world. Bravo and we’ll done.

  6. Ides of March

    December 16, 2015 at 6:40 am

    Absolutely brilliant! Nicely done! Cinematography on point, excellent attention to detail and the story line is quite informative! Can’t wait to see what you all have in the works. Kudos from one filmmaker to another. This makes my heart sing #newnollywood

  7. Manny

    February 4, 2016 at 7:29 pm

    Good job!!!!

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