Grant winning film Eyimofe gets back to Nigeria after effective run at world’s top film celebrations



GDN Studios, some portion of The Guardian Group, has reported the debut and film arrival of its presentation film Eyimofe (This is My Desire), following a broad visit through the worldwide film celebration circuit. The film will have its Nigerian debut on Sunday, April 18, only days prior to opening in films on Friday, April 23.

Eyimofe has been commended by global crowds, celebration chiefs, pundits and industry media as an exceptional exertion by Arie and Chuko Esiri, siblings and co-heads of their first component film. The film investigates the pressing factors of regular daily existence in Nigeria, the urgent estimates individuals take to endure, and the persistent craving to run away to a superior life abroad, by whatever implies. It follows the equal existences of Mofe, an aloof circuit repairman and low maintenance safety officer, and Rosa, a striving stylist, both attempting to explore illicit methods of escaping the country.

Eyimofe has addressed Nigeria around the world, having been chosen for celebrations in twenty nations to date. These incorporate the lofty Berlin International Film Festival 2020, where it had its World Premiere; the British Film Institute’s London Film Festival; and the American Film Institute (AFI) Film Festival. It has accumulated a few celebration grants including ‘Champ, Best Fiction, New Filmmakers’ at the São Paulo International Film Festival (Brazil), and ‘Victor, Achille Valdata Award’ at the Torino Film Festival (Italy).

As per leader maker Toke Alex Ibru, the film has surpassed assumptions. “We’ve been empowered by the gigantic gathering the film has gotten in London, Berlin, São Paolo (Brazil), Los Angeles and different urban areas. It’s truly energizing to bring Eyimofe home to Nigeria and perceive how crowds respond to seeing our lives depicted onscreen in a particularly practical manner.”

Co-chiefs Arie and Chuko gave an assertion to check the film’s delivery. “Eyimofe is extremely unique to the two of us – not on the grounds that it’s our first full-length highlight, however because of the astonishing help we have gotten from the cast, group, and a large group of benefactors. We’re thankful to GDN Studios for permitting us to recount this contacting story without settling on creation esteems and for assisting with giving the film the worldwide openness it has gotten. Crowds abroad have taken this film to their souls and we anticipate having Nigerians embrace it, even as they examine a portion of the issues it raises about the human condition.”

A portion of the entertainment world’s driving worldwide distributions have been exceptionally sure about Eyimofe. Assortment (USA) said that the film is “an unmistakable peered toward picture of a dynamic educated by two skilled local children”; the British Film Institute’s Sight and Sound considered it a “staggering element introduction” and Frieze (UK) proposed it was “an extraordinary story of intertwined stories”. The Hollywood Reporter said it was “painstakingly noticed and all around performed show… an affection disdain letter to an incredible and defective city, from two skilled youthful movie producers”.

The debut of Eyimofe – This is My Desire happens on Sunday, April 18, at EbonyLife Place in Victoria Island, Lagos, and opens in films on Friday, April 23 in chose films across Nigeria. For additional data, visit


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