Actress Rita Dominic makes Nollywood In Hollywood Jury list
Award-winning Nollywood Actress Rita Dominic has been selected to be on the jury for Nollywood In Hollywood slated for March 22 and 23 in Hollywood California, USA.
The Nollywood diva was selected alongside Emeka Mba as the Chairman of the Jury, Makin Soyinka, Dakore Akande, Edi Lawani, Steve Gukas and Kunle Afolayan.
Actress Rita Dominic who was obviously excited for her selection took to her twitter and Instagram page to share the good news with her fans.
She wrote: “Hey guys, yours truly was selected alongside these brilliant minds on the poster to be on the jury for @nollywoodinhollywoodla! Any platform that empowers film makers and places us on the map internationally, I’m all for it and this is no exception.
“That said, here are the two films selected for this year’s @nollywoodinhollywoodla screening- Up North and King Of Boys! Congratulations @topeoshinfilm and @kemiadetiba and all the cast/crew members, this is well deserved!👏🏽👏🏽 #swipeleft to see all the jury members 💕.”
Recall that two Nigerian films, King of Boys and Up North, were selected for showcase at the 2019 edition of ‘Nollywood in Hollywood’ slated to hold on March 22 and 23 in Hollywood California, USA.
The event is which is being organised by O2A Media, Inc. in partnership with the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California and The American Cinemateque, operators of the historic Egyptian Theater is designed to introduce Nigerian cinema to Hollywood, bridge the gap between the two film industries and create a platform for collaborations and training
The organisers said the two-day event will begin with a red carpet and a screening at the prestigious American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theatre and at the World’s Premiere Film Education Institution of USC.
Also, the two Nollywood movies to be screened were directed by women.
The movie, ‘King of Boys’, was directed by Kemi Adetiba. It follows the story of Alhaja Eniola Salami, a businesswoman and philanthropist with a checkered past and a promising political future.
While award-winning director, Tope Oshin-Ogun directed ‘Up North’, a movie that was shot in Lagos and Bauchi.