BY ESE DIBEBI
Today, Thursday, June 23, 2016 is another edition of GDC’s Nolly Thursdays and the special guest for this premiere edition of the Nollywood industry event is OC Ukeje for the movie, North East.
OC Ukeje is a Nigerian actor, model and musician. He came into prominence after winning the Amstel Malta Box Office reality show. His first screen appearance was in White Waters (2008) with Joke Silva and Rita Dominic. He also featured in Black November (2012) by Jeta Amata and was cast in the award-winning South African movie Ayanda.
North East is the story of an Igbo Christian physiotherapist who embarks on a romantic relationship with one of his patients, who is a Hausa Muslim, only to face vehement opposition on the basis of religion and tribe from her father. North East was written, produced and directed by Muyiwa Aluko. It will be in cinemas nationwide from June 24, 2016.
Nolly Thursdays will air on TrybeTv (GoTVng Ch.97) by 5:30pm and ONTV (UHF Ch.41, GoTV Ch.96) by 7:30pm