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Elesin Oba

28 Nov
The Nigerian film Elesin Oba (The King’s Horseman) was released on Netflix last month to widespread acclaim. The movie is an adaptation of Wole Soyinka, the country’s Nobel laureate and foremost playwright’s, most famous work, the 1975 Death and The King’s Horseman.
19 Nov
The recent premiere of Elesin Oba (The King’s Horseman) at the EbonyLife Place, Lagos, saw one of the best cultural displays and re-echoed the importance of culture, especially among Yoruba people.
1 Nov
November is set to take you on an exciting and limitless ride with interesting titles, from Ẹlẹṣin Ọba (The King's Horseman), where the horseman must sacrifice himself to serve his king in the afterlife, but sudden distractions lead to unexpected tragedy, to Puleng and Fiks search for a lost loved one in Blood & Water:…
20 Oct
The theatrical release of the Nigerian film "Elesin Oba" (The King's Horsemen) will take place from October 28 to November 4, 2022. The films, which is based on actual events that happened in Nigeria in 1943, will be shown in a number of cinemas, including EbonyLife, Filmhouse, Genesis, and VIVA, in places including Lagos, Ibadan,…
19 Oct
EbonyLife Films has announced the release of Elesin Oba, (The King’s Horseman) to the cinema from October 28, 2022, to November 4, 2022. Based on real-life events in Nigeria in 1943, Elesin Oba will feature in various cinemas including EbonyLife, Filmhouse, Genesis and VIVA in Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja and Akure, amongst others. The film stars…
10 Sep 2022
“Elesin Oba , The King’s Horseman,” premieres at the Toronto Film Festival. “Elesin Oba, The King’s Horseman” is an adaptation of Wole Soyinka's book "Death and the Kings Horseman" which is also based on Nigerian historical event of 1943. Set in the Oyo Empire, the king’s horseman according to tradition is to perform the ritual…
3 Sep 2022
CEO of EbonyLife Films, Mo Abudu, should be on her way to Toronto, Canada, to lead the curtain call when the epic film that her EbonyLife Films and Netflix co-produced premiere their latest epic
1 Aug 2022
EbonyLife Films and co-producers, Netflix, yesterday, announced that Elesin Oba, The King’s Horseman, will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September 2022.


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