kweliTV | O-TOWN

O-TOWN \ 111 mins \ NIGERIA

Viewer Discretion Advised: Adult Language \ Adult Content \ Rated: R

The story of a small town as told from a mysterious filmmaker's point of view. O-Town is the town of his birth, and Peace, a two-bit hustler is at the center of it all that has gone wrong with the town. The mysterious filmmaker has a near omnipresent overview of the pimps, the scammers, and the drug dealers as they ravage the moral backbone of the town wholly subjugated by a sadistic and suavely mannered gangster, simply known as The Chairman...but not for much longer.

FESTIVALS/AWARDS

Winner, Achievement in Soundtrack - African Movie Academy Awards (2016); Nominee, Best Promising Actor - African Movie Academy Awards (2016); Nominee, Best Nigerian Film - African Movie Academy Awards (2016); Nominee, Favorite Int'l Film - Screen National Awards (2016); Winner, Best Director - Lake City Film Festival (2016)

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CJ Obasi

C.J. fondly called "Fiery" or "The Fiery One" by many within and without the industry has worked on short films, documentaries, TV series and music videos as director, writer, cinematographer and editor. C.J's friend and partner, Benjamin Stockton)
was screened as the Closing Film at the Eko International Film Festival in November 2012, were it was noted as "the most daring film" in the festival, and C.J's work was compared to the Danish auteur, Lars von Trier's expressionism. C.J. set up his company "Fiery Film" in 2012, and soon after his friend Benjamin Stockton, a screenwriter and movie aficionado from California came on board to help run the company. Fiery Film latest project is the no-budget horror thriller feature film "Ojuju", written, directed and edited by C.J. "Ojuju" premiered at the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), where it won The Best Nigerian Movie Award.

All from this director.

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