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Monday, 28 April 2014

The Movie 'Half of a Yellow Sun' Now Set to Be Released on May 2nd

The film adaptation Chimamanda Adichie's award winning book, 'Half of a Yellow Sun' will now be released on the 2nd of May, 2014. It was previously scheduled to be released on the 25th of this month but was delayed in order to obtain the required certification from the Nigerian National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB).

Shareman Media, the Nigerian producers, and Film One Distribution, the Nigerian distributors of the feature film, made the following announcement to that effect: “The highly anticipated release of Half of a Yellow Sun in Nigeria has been postponed due to delay in obtaining certification from the National Film and Video Censors Board for the public release of the film. Subject to obtaining the certification of the Board, the film is now rescheduled for release on May 2, 2014.”

The movie is a love story that follows two sisters who are caught up in the outbreak of the Nigerian civil war. It stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Genevieve Nnaji, Onyeka Onwenu, Thandie Newton, Anika Noni Rose, OC Ukeje, and John Boyega, among others.