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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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