[MOVIE REVIEW] Funmilayo Ramsome Kuti, other movies to see this weekend

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FUNMILAYO RAMSOME KUTI

SYNOPSIS

The story begins with a shocking scene: the 1978 Nigerian Army raid on Fela’s Kalakuta Republic, where Funmilayo, a renowned women’s rights leader, is hurled from a second-floor window by soldiers in her son Fela’s home. Barely surviving the attack, she is visited by a French reporter. They form an instant bond, and over the next two days, Isabelle gets an exclusive interview with Funmilayo about her life.

Duration: 01 hours 25 minutes

  •  Abdul Basir, Adunni Ade, Dede Caleb, Earl Atta, Ejiroghene Jyro Asagba, Folake Akindele, Funmi Abe, Ibrahim Suleiman, Ifakolade Ajanaku, Iremide Adeoye, Iyimide Ayo-Olumoko, JIDE KOSOKO, Joke Silva, Kehinde Bankole, Omolabake Adetunmbi, Salami Adebayo, Tatiana Nassar Boudokhane
  •  Bolanle Austen-Peters
  •  Drama, Nollywood,
  •  May 17, 2024
  •  English

 

 

 

IF

 

SYNOPSIS

A young girl who goes through a difficult experience begins to see everyone’s imaginary friends who have been left behind as their real-life friends have grown up.

Duration: 1 hours 44 minutes

  •  John Krasinski
  •  Comedy, Drama, Family
  •  May 17, 2024
  •  English

 

 

 

 

UNO: THE F IN FAMILY

 

SYNOPSIS

On Junior’s nineteenth birthday, his father; Uzu paid him a surprise visit at his department, and realized that he had been skipping classes. The young man was busy running a comics blog. His father asked him to choose between his comics dream or the law degree and the welfare he gets from him. Junior refused, and chose the former. Uzu sent him packing; and swore he’d stop providing
for him. That was the last time Junior’s family saw or heard from him.

Duration: 01 hours 40 minutes

  •  Abayomi Alvin, Chimamanda Ukwueze, DJ Capello, Gabriel, Jennifer Eliogwu, Keezyto, Lorenzo Menakayo, Maryann Illebaye, Nkem Owoh, Queen NJ, Sophia Chisom, Tomi Ojo
  •  Ebuka Njoku
  •  Drama, Nollywood,
  •  May 17, 2024
  •  English