To mark the 2016 International Women’s Day (IWD), EbonyLife Films on the 8th of March 2016 hosted about 200 women to a special private champagne screening of the record smashing blockbuster ‘FIFTY’ at the Genesis Deluxe Cinemas in The Palms shopping mall Lekki, Lagos.
“It is international women’s day and I thought it would be nice to extend a gesture to women everywhere of all ages and background and treat them to a private screening of our movie FIFTY. This is also a girl’s night out that will have champagne, popcorn and special cupcakes served all in a bid to celebrate women as we all have a story worth celebrating. It promises to be so much fun”, said Mo Abudu, Founder of EbonyLife Films and Executive producer of FIFTY.
The movie has been described as Mo Abudu’s quest to showcase African women coming of age, loaded with increasingly similar aspirations and dilemmas faced by their contemporaries everywhere, while yet navigating unresolved traditions and obligations.
The star-studded special screening had in attendance a special blend of movie and music personalities, captains of industry and socialites including leading characters from the movie Ireti Doyle, Dakore Egbuson-Akande, Omoni Oboli, Nse Ikpe Etim, Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju and Uzor Osimkpa who were presented with bouquets of flowers in celebration of their roles. Also present were music sensations Omawumi and Ruby Gyang, Mosun Ogunbanjo, Hollywood actress Kehinde Bankole and ‘woman’ of the moment Olajumoke Orisaguna amongst many others.
The women who worked behind the scenes of the movie were not left out of the celebration as they were each presented with a gift by Mo Abudu.
See red carpet photos from event below!
|Iretiola Doyle||Jumoke Orisaguna|
|Kachi Nnochiri||Lala Akindoju|
|Mo Abudu & Iretiola Doyle||Mo Abudu & Olajumoke Orisaguna|
|Mo Abudu, Lala Akindoju||Mo Abudu, Mrs Victoria Akintunde, Temidayo Abudu|
|Mo Abudu, Olajumoke||Mo Abudu|
|Mrs Victoria Akintunde||Nse Ikpe-Etim|
|Omoni Oboli||Ruby Gyang, Mo Abudu, Omawumi|
|Ruby Gyang, Omawumi||Sandra Amario, Mo Abudu|
|Temidayo Abudu, Olajumoke Orisaguna||Timini Egbuson|
Check out inside photos below…
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