Lagos - Director Tolu Ajayi in this new short film “The Encounter” explores the Nigerian civil war through a series of encounters between Leader of Biafra, General Odumegwu Ojukwu and Major Emmanuel Ifeajuna.
“The Encounter” is a historical fiction drama that is an adaptation of a short story with the same title by historian, Henry Chukwuemeka Onyema.
Starring Gregory Ojefua, Amarachukwu Onoh and Stan Nze, "The Encounter" was produced by Ekene Mekwunye, and the screenplay written by Egbemawei Sammy and Frederick Anyaegbunam.
“The Encounter” was screened at the 2015 Africa International Film Festival and had a special screening in Lagos at Genesis Deluxe Cinema, the Palms,Saturday 5 December, 2015. You can watch the film below.
- News 24