NFC Appoints Committee For 2017 Zuma Film Festival

Richard Mofe-Damijo and Patience Ozokwo are among other top Nollywood actors selected to head the zonal committees of the biennial Zuma Film Festival.

Chidia Maduekwe, the managing director, National Film Corporation, who disclosed this on Sunday in Jos said that the festival would hold from Dec. 1 to Dec, 15 with theme `Feast on Films.

“ We have set up committees in the various geo-political zones of the country zones. Zonal Coordinators have also been appointed.

“ The Zuma Festival is designed to give impetus to increase expansive opportunities available in the global audiovisual market.

“The festival will continue to serve as a platform for Nigerian film practitioners to network with their counterparts from other parts of the world.

“This would facilitate co-production and financing opportunities, reward  cinematic excellence, promote audiovisual services, cultural products and the huge export potentials of Nigerian films,” he said.

He however said the festival would hold in Abuja and would also feature robust film master classes, workshops, NFC annual film lecture, film market and exhibition and awards night.


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