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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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Chimamanda Adichie Nominated for Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction

Congratulations to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The Nigerian author is one of 20 women nominated for the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction. The coveted award honours works by women written in English. It was known as the Orange Prize until last year when liquour company, Bailey’s, took over as an official ...

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‘It is a Nigerian story…’ Genevieve Nnaji talks about the movie, Half Of A Yellow Sun

Nollywood superstar, Genevieve Nnaji was on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight, a Canadian talk show last year, where she dished on all things Half Of A Yellow Sun. The interviews was taped in September 2013 while promoting the movie at the Toronto International Film Festival, but aired on Friday 17th January 2014. ...

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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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Thandie Newton talks about playing an Igbo woman in the movie ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’

At the Toronto Film Festival earlier this month, Chiwetel Ejiofor earned glowing reviews and best-actor-award speculation for his work in the staggeringly powerful adaptation 12 Years a Slave. There was another historical drama featuring Ejiofor at the festival, however, that was just as engrossing but because of its lack of ...

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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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Genevieve’s ‘bad acting,’ Half Of A Yellow Sun, and the hilarity of Nigerians – SK Johnson

Nigerians will never cease to make me laugh. I mean they haven’t failed now and I certainly don’t expect them to stop now. Let me get straight into it. So in 2008, it was announced that renowned playwright, Biyi Bandele would be adapting Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s award-winning novel, Half Of ...

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Genevieve Nnaji Is Still On ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’! | Watch the movie’s second trailer featuring the Nollywood Superstar

Exactly a week ago, the first official trailer for Half of a Yellow Sun made its debut online via the Toronto International Film Festival‘s website. Now we get to see version 2 of the trailer. This one is almost identical to the first trailer. The major difference is we get ...

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