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Berlin, Helskini to host Nollywood Travel Film Festival

The cities of Berlin and Helskini have been selected to host the next edition of the Nollywood Travel Film Festival (NTFF). The NTFF, which is Nigeria’s biggest and foremost travel film festival, hosts screenings of Nollywood films in cities around the world.

The festival, which is currently on a European tour, will screen 12 short films alongside ‘The Power of 1′, ‘Amara’ and ‘The delivery Boy’. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday, Mykel Parish, the festival director said that the films were chosen because of their strong messages about Nigeria.

The Nollywood Travel Film Festival (NTFF) will spotlight female directors in Nollywood at the Glasgow edition, festival director, Mykel Parish, has said.

Parish, who spoke with the NAN in Abuja on Tuesday, said female filmmakers, Tope Oshin and Blessing Egbe, will lead the focus on women in the industry.

He added that the two filmmakers would show the world how strong female voices contribute to the growth and development of the Nigerian film industry.

Nollywood Travel Film Festival Founder Wants African Films Branded For National Export

Mr Mykel Parish, the Founder, Nollywood Travel Film Festival (NTFF), on Monday called on African countries to brand their films for export to generate additional revenues for development.

He made the call at the ongoing Black Star International Film Festival in Ghana, where he represented Nigeria as a panelist. Parish, in his presentation entitled: “Film as a Tool for National Development: the Missed Opportunities’’, said that there were many ways that film could be used to accelerate development in Nigeria and Africa.

Berlin, Helskini to host Nollywood travel film festival

The cities of Berlin and Helskini have been selected to host the next edition of the Nollywood Travel Film Festival (NTFF). The NTFF, which is Nigeria’s biggest and foremost travel film festival, hosts screenings of Nollywood films in cities around the world. The festival, which is currently on a European tour, will screen 12 short films alongside ‘The Power of 1′, ‘Amara’ and ‘The delivery Boy’. Speaking with newsmen on Friday, Mykel Parish, the festival director said that the films were chosen because of their strong messages about Nigeria.

He said, “The European tour will run from Berlin to Helskini to Islo, Stockholm and Munich. “We look at films with unique story directions and can appeal to international audience, good quality and has a strong message,” Parish said. ‘Power of 1′, directed by Izu Ojukwu and executive produced by Efe Omoregbe is loosely based on musician, Innocent ‘2baba’ Idiabia.

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