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28 Dec
Nigerian feature film, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) has been listed among best films of 2021. The Guardian UK writers selected the award winning film alongside other film from Africa, Asia and Latin America...
29 Nov
Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) has won five awards at the 2021 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), including the prestigious Best Director and Best Nigerian Film awards. Nominated in seven of the 26 categories, prior to Sunday’s AMAA, the GDN Studios-produced film also came out tops in the Best Editing, Best Sound, and Best First…
25 Oct 2021
Temi Ami-Williams, star of the award-winning Nigerian feature film EYIMOFE (This Is My Desire), has made history by becoming the second Nigerian actor to win a prize at Africa's biggest and most prestigious film festival, the Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou. Miss Ami-Williams won the FESPACO Prize for the Best Young Actor…
29 Aug 2021
Nigerian feature film, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire), on Saturday, emerged winner of the Jury Award at the 11th edition of the World Cinema Amsterdam Competition, in the Netherlands. In their debut film, twin brothers Arie and Chuko Esiri painted a realistic portrait of everyday life in Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos, by telling the stories…
10 Aug 2021
"This is Wisdom,” the titular character says in “Eyimofe,” the début feature co-directed by the Nigerian brothers Arie and Chuko Esiri. Mofe, as he is known, is an electrician at a printing press. He is introducing a new apprentice, whose name is Wisdom, to his co-workers. But “this is Wisdom”—he says it twice—resonates. It serves…
10 Aug 2021
* Continues Impressive Run In The USA Nigerian feature film Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) has emerged Best Feature Narrative at this year’s BlackStar Film Festival, the world’s premier celebration of Black, Brown, and Indigenous film and video artists. Presented this year with lead sponsor Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, the…
20 Jul 2021
Ahead of the first screening of Nigerian film, EYIMOFE (This Is My Desire) on Friday, July 23, at the Film Forum, 209 West Houston Street, New York, United States, Africa Center’s CEO Uzodinma Iweala recently had an Instagram Live chat with co-directors of the award-winning film Arie and Chuko Esiri. Organised in partnership with Janus…
11 Jun 2021
Becomes first Nigerian film to get theatrical release in Netherlands and Luxembourg. Weeks after Janus Films acquired North American rights for Nigerian feature film EYIMOFE (This is My Desire), MOOOV has sealed a distribution deal with the award-winning film for the Benelux region, which includes Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg. The theatrical release of the film…
27 May 2021
Film makes history as first Nigerian film on Criterion Collection Just as the film concluded its cinematic release in Nigeria, Janus Films has announced the acquisition of the Nigerian feature film EYIMOFE (This Is My Desire) for the North American market. Based on the agreement, which was sealed recently in the United States, the film…
17 Apr 2021
Nigerian Film Eyimofe (This is My Desire) will open in cinemas across the country as from April 23, 2021. Produced by GDN Studios, part of the Guardian group in partnership with Kimiera and Ominira Studios...
24 Mar 2021
While plans have reached advanced stage for it’s Nigerian cinematic release next month, Nigeria feature film, Eyimofe (This is my desire), has once again been selected for this year’s MOOOV Film Festival in Belgium.
20 Jan 2021
It is now confirmed that Nigerian feature film Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) will screen at this year’s Black Movie International Film Festival in Geneva. This is coming after the earlier selection of the film in the World Panorama section of the 51st edition of India’s biggest festival....

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