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Nigeria's 'Lionheart' disqualification is bigger than the Oscars

Nigeria's recently disqualified premier Oscar entry "Lionheart" had the makings of a good film -- a film you want to root for. Acquired by Netflix last year, it was also the company's first original produced in the country, and starred A-list actors from Nigeria's film industry, Nollywood, including Chief Pete Edochie, Nkem Owoh and Genevieve Nnaji. Nnaji also made her directorial debut in the film, a story that centers on a transportation family business and a daughter that seeks to run it -- and ...
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Added November 06, 2019
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