Genevieve Nnaji’s movie (Lion Heart) has just been selected by the Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee to represent Nigeria for the 2020 Academy Award for Best International Film, CT reports.
The Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee deemed “The Lion Heart” fit to represent Nigeria for the 2020 Academy Award for Best International Film. In the history of Nigeria, this is the first entry ever.
In Genevieve’s post, she writes:
It’s an honor to be a part of such a pivotal moment in the history of Nigerian cinema. A moment we know will be replicated as our stories continue to resonate with audiences around the world. On behalf of the entire LIONHEART team and TEN Productions, we are grateful for this recognition and proud to carry the torch. Thank you all for the love and support thus far. ❤️🇳🇬