Lala Akindoju Is Light, Camera Africa Filmfest Ambassador
DAZZLING Mirage star Lala Akindoju has been named Festival Ambassador for the 2017 edition of the Light, Camera Africa Filmfest, which kicked off at the Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos yesterday and will last till tomorrow. Reputed as one of Africa’s landmark cultural and film event, the theme of this year’s festival is ‘RESET’ and according to founder and festival director Ugoma Adegoke: “The seventh edition of this year’s festival will showcase to audiences, a reflective presentation of film works and conversations that examine issues in various spheres – including politics, science, arts, culture, and tradition – in order to identify the reflections that are more relevant in Nigeria.”
In its seventh edition, the Light Camera Africa is aimed at creating a platform that encourages stimulating discourse on issues and experiences with family-friendly programming rooted in the African experience. The groundbreaking film, “An Opera of The World” by Manthia Diawara will be making its African premiere at the festival.