Two weeks in Lagos ready for Cinema March 27
Multiple Award-Winning Director, Kathryn Fasegha has announced that the romantic thriller “2 Weeks In Lagos” is set to hit the cinemas on March 27 2020.
The movie features Toyin Abraham, Beverly Naya, and Mawuli Gavor in leading roles. The love story also features a mix of top and new Nollywood actors such as Joke Silva, Shaffy Bello, Deyemi Okanlawon, Jide Kosoko, Yaw, Tina Mba, Patrick Nnamani, Efe Irele, Uto Usman and a host of others. Directed by Canadian Based award-winning director, Kathryn Fasegha, whose debut project titled, “Treacherous Heart” won awards for Best Drama in Diaspora at the African Oscars in North Carolina, USA, and also won Favorite Director African Oscars, Washington DC, USA, and award for the Global Women Vision Award Calgary, “2 Weeks in Lagos” is promoted as a captivating, turbulent and thrilling journey into the Love affair of Ejikeme (Mawuli Gavor) and Lola (Beverly Naya).
Their lives collide when Ejikeme an investment banker comes home from the United States to invest in Nigerian businesses. It is love at first sight for them and as they embark on a journey of discovering this new love, they have to contend with the political ambitions of Ejikeme’s mother who is planning a marriage between him and the only daughter of Otunba Ayodeji, a political juggernaut who is considering Ejikeme’s father as his running mate for the Nigerian Presidency.
The movie captures the excitement and vibrancy of everyday life in Lagos and reflects the complexity of life in Lagos, a dynamic city where anything is possible in two weeks. The movie was first screened at the sidelines of the Cannes International Film Festival in May 2019. It has also screened at a couple of international film festivals including the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles, California.
Speaking on the forthcoming cinema release, Fasegha said she was excited and ‘couldn’t wait to get audience feedback for the movie.’’ She also said ‘’I am grateful to everyone who contributed to bringing this movie to life, from the cast to the crew and everyone indeed.”