After selling-out three halls at the popular Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Omoni Oboli’s latest movie Okafor’s Law has been selected for Stockholm International Film Festival (SIFF).
Stockholm International Film festival is an annual film festival held in Stockholm, Sweden. It was launched in 1990 and has been held every year in the second half of November. The film voted by a jury as the best in the competition section receives the Bronze horse (Bronshasten). Since its start the festival has focused on bringing forth and supporting new talents through competitions and scholarships. A third of the films selected for the festival are made by a debuting director. The main goal of the film festival is to show quality film from every corner of the world.
Okafor’s Law which is the most ambitious movie of Omoni, reportedly gulped about 40 million in production and is coming after her third movie in cinema, Wives on Strike sold 70 million, making it the third highest grossing Nollywood movie at the cinemas.
Okafor’s Law stars established acts such as, RMD, Ken Erics, Ufoma Mcdermoth, Blossom Chukwujekwe, Gabriel Afolayan, Tina Mba,Toyin Aimakhu, Halima Abubakar Lala Akindoju, Betty Irabor, and others. With experienced crew members comprising of Yinka Edwards (cinematography), Pat Nebo (Set Design), and Tomi Adeoye(production manager), the movie is expected to be an instant hit with the audience.
According to Cameron Bailey, the artistic director of TIFF since 2012, Okafor’s Law is about a slick serial seducer bets his friends that he can bed three old flames in six weeks, in this risqué comedy from the director of the smash hit Wives on Strike.