Global streaming platform Netflix has unveiled nine Nigerian titles set to premiere in April as it appears to have a film-filled month for its Nigerian subscribers with its recently unveiled titles slated for release in April.
Among the highlights for the spotlighted month are Tony Abulu’s 2013 film ‘Doctor Bello’ and Curtis Graham’s 2016 action thriller ‘Oloibiri’.
Both critically acclaimed titles will premiere exclusively on the platform from 16th and 21st of April respectively.
Abulu’s ‘Doctor Bello’ follows the story of Doctor Durant, a US doctor who resorts to a potion procured from Doctor Bello, a Nigerian traditional healer, in a bid to save his seven-year-old patient but when Doctor Bello falls ill in jail after his arrest Durant visits Nigeria to find the potion but ends up discovering his destiny.
The star-studded film features Isaiah Washington, Genevieve Nnaji, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Stephanie Linus, Vivica Fox and Rachael Oniga.
Graham’s ‘Oloibiri’ explores the exploitation of oil rich communities; following the historical story of how government agencies and international oil companies ravaged the Oloibiri community where Nigeria’s first commercial oil well was discovered.
Equally star-studded, the film stars veteran actors Olu Jacobs, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Taiwo Ajayi-Lycett, Segun Arinze alongside Ivie Okujaye, Daniel K Daniel and Bradley Gordon.
Written by: EaglesFM