Half Of A Yellow Sun Finally Approved For Release

Onyeka Ibeanusi  | Monday, 7 July 2014 | 575 Total Views


The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), has approved the controversial screen adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s book, Half of A Yellow Sun, directed by Biyi Bandele alongside 77 other movies.

According to the Board’s Corporate Affairs representative, Caesar Kagho, the film which stars Academy Awards nominee, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Hollywood star, Thandie Newton and A list Nollywood actors, has been approved for viewership in Nigeria and rated “18″.

“All approved movies fulfilled the regulatory conditions stipulated by the NFVCB,” Mr Kagho said.

This approval is coming days after producers of the movie enlisted it for online viewing in the United States of America.