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Censor board approves 35 films for May

09 June 2014, 15:10

Abuja -The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) on Friday said it verified and approved 35 films for the month of May.

This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja by the Acting Head, Corporate Affairs of the board, Caesar Kagho.

The statement said that 19 of the films approved were produced in English language; Yoruba had 8, Hausa 7, while Bini had one film only.

It said that the categories of the movies range from 12 to 18 years of age, adding that two of the films were categorised for 12 year-old.

The 12 year old categorised films are, Millennium Parents and Parents Guard, both in English language productions.

It said that 15 of the movies were classified for viewers under 15.

These include Asepamo, Omo Jayejaye and Owo Pension all in (Yoruba), while those in Hausa are Auren Bana, Bunayya and Tsakani Na Dake.

Meanwhile, there are four productions in English language, which include, Oyoyo Nwa, the Great Omenuku, Scars of Evil and Night Nurse.

The statement classified other movies for 18 year old viewers.

They include  Women’s Right,Native Fowl and Pains of Poverty in English, with Osenamie (Bini), Mata Da Kudi and Tarayya (Hausa), while Akobi mi and Igba Iwase were Yoruba productions.

Other movies are Bankwana, Da. Masoyi (Hausa), My American Dream (English), Olabisi Oloyinbo (Yoruba), What a Pain (English), Fayo Yemi (Yoruba), Egg of Justice (English), Itoro’s Tears (English).

For movies classified 15, the statement advised customers to be mindful of the imitable technique, strong language, and rituals used in the movies.

It further advised that for movies classified 18, the customers should be mindful of the strong language, rituals, fetish, violence, imitable technique and prejudice showcased in the movies.

It further advised the customers on the only two 12 rated movies of imitation technique.


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