The global stage is set for one of the world’s most prestigious film festivals – the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Which commenced September 7, in Toronto.
TIFF is renowned as one of the ‘big five’ film festivals on the global cinematic calendar, joining the ranks of Venice, Sundance, Cannes, and the Berlin International Film Festival.
This illustrious 10-day festival will showcase diverse films representing an impressive 70 countries worldwide.
Among the nations taking center stage is Nigeria’s screen icon Genevieve Nnaji and the accomplished Nigerian-Canadian writer, director, and producer Lonzo Nzekwe.
These filmmakers have made significant waves, securing spots for their films in various festival sections, emphasizing imaginative storytelling, exceptional performances, and innovative filmmaking.
I Do Not Come To You By Chance by Genevieve Nnaji and Orah by Lonzo are the two movies which were highlighted.
Join us at #TIFF23 for a thought-provoking #Microsession panel that uncovers the making of ‘Orah,’ a Canadian crime thriller that took shape through a remarkable cross-border collaboration between Canada and Nigeria. Don’t miss it at #TIFF2023 #OrahMovie #Orah #NigeriaCanada pic.twitter.com/5fNo6WIonM
— Orah Movie (@OrahMovie) September 1, 2023