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Nigeria’s Censors Board Finally Approves Release of Half Of A Yellow Sun

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has finally ended the long wait for the release of Nigeria’s biggest budget movie, Half of a Yellow Sun, an adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s book, of the same title, directed by Biyi Bandele. The Board’s approval of Half of a Yellow Sun ...

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‘Why Can’t Nigerians Watch The Country’s Biggest Movie?’ – HOAYS Director Biyi Bandele

Half of a Yellow Sun, a movie adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s bestselling novel is arguably Nigeria’s biggest production yet. It stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, Genevieve Nnaji, Anika Noni Rose, Onyeka Onwenu and Zack Orji among others. Unfortunately, the Nigerian Film and Video Censors Board has halted the public ...

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‘We Cannot Hide From Our History.’ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Slams Delay of HOAYS

I have been wondering if Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will have anything to say about the delay of the Half Of A Yellow Sun movie in Nigerian cinemas. The movie, which is an adaptation of the Nigerian author’s second novel, has become a worldwide phenomenon. And now, Chimamanda has shared her ...

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Nigeria’s Censors Board Delay Release Of Half Of A Yellow Sun Movie

Nigeria’s film board has delayed the release of Half Of A Yellow Sun, a film about the Biafran war, which was directed by Nigerian-born British director Biyi Bandele, was set to open in Nigerian cinemas on Friday. A film board spokesman told AFP that there were “regulatory issues” with the ...

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‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’ Is Coming To Lagos This April

Yay! I’ll admit to having so much anticipation for this movie. And when it was reported it was going to be premiered in the UK, I went: ‘What about Naija?” Well, we need not worry anymore. Reportedly, the movie adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s second novel, Half of a Yellow ...

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Half Of A Yellow Sun to hit cinemas / Possible Collabo between Chimamanda and Lupita

Biyi Bandele’s Half Of A Yellow Sun – a film adaptation of celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Orange Prize-winning novel of the same name – will open in UK theaters on April 11, while the rest of the world waits in anticipation to see it. For USA audiences, Monterey Media ...

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What happened to the movie, Half of a Yellow Sun?

Culled from Ynaija.com One of the surest things on the planet at the moment? Come Thursday next week, when all of the votes are in and the names are pulled out of ballot, Chiwetel Ejiofor, the British actor of Nigerian origin, will be a nominee for Best Actor at this ...

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Toronto Movie Review: Half of a Yellow Sun

“The war isn’t my story to tell, really,” says a character in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s richly melodramatic 2006 bestseller, Half of a Yellow Sun, arguably the most evocative literary account to date of the Nigerian Civil War that brutalized the country between 1967 and 1970. Adichie’s knottily-constructed narrative wound up ...

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Half Of The Yellow Sun movie premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival / The Stars Hit The Red carpet

The highly anticipated film adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s bestselling novel, Half of a Yellow Sun, finally had its worldwide premiere at the ongoing Toronto International Film Festival. And it has been some publicity and favorable reviews. The star actors of the movie led by Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, Anika Noni ...

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