Half of a Yellow Sun to Premiere in Lagos next month

Onyeka Ibeanusi  | Wednesday, 19 March 2014 | 1050 Total Views


Half of a Yellow Sun, a movie based on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's second novel will be premiering in Lagos this April.

Half of a Yellow Sun which was released last year, boasts of an incredible ensemble including Academy Award nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor, British actress Thandie Newton, Nollywood superstar Genevieve Nnaji as well as veteran singer/actress Onyeka Onwenu, Zack Orji, OC Ukeje, and Anika Noni Rose.

The movie directed by Biyi Bandele had it's world premiere at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in September and later in London at the BFI London Film Festival in October.

The film will be released in Australia on the 27th of March, in the UK on the 11th of April, and in the US this summer and in Nigerian Cinemas, on the 25th of April 2014.