Nollywood Feature: JOZI KINGS Set For Nationwide Premiere | Friday Sept 24th 2010


On Friday, 24th of September 2010, A gripping new movie directed by John Boyton and Nigerian filmmaker, Justice Umeh would be premiere in cinemas nationwide. The movie inspired by hard-hitting issues faced everyday in South Africa – smuggling, rape and fraud. Black Irish production really does bring to the screen, a story worth watching.

“I wanted to write about the everyday life on the street that people face, mostly foreigners but as well as indigenes. And it took me about three months to write the script.” Director, Justice told *African Screens* about the film.

“The film deals mainly on the issue of drug smuggling, but it also touches on other issues, like rape and fraud.”, he added.

JOZI KINGS tells the ordeal of Chuks, a Nigerian who travelled to South Africa in search of greener pasture only to form an alliance with a small time South African crook and eventually take over the drug cartel industry – rising to the top of the hierarchy, earning the ‘KING OF JOZI’ address.

JOZI KINGS is bound to change the look of Nollywood and raise the bar with this new movie by Black Irish productions. The movie was shot in South Africa with the best props including 5D Mark ii camera over a period of 18
days and it would be release before christmas – release plans are in top gear.


To kick off release plans, movie audience and cinema goers across Nigeria could see it premiered in cinemas – Silverbird and Genesis deluxe Cinemas in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt.

Anele Beke, the lead actor and several other cast/crew members would be present at the Premiere at Silverbird Cinemas and Genesis Deluxe Cinemas in Lagos on the 24th September, 2010. The movie would also be shown at several other cinemas outside Lagos, in Port Harcourt and Abuja

The premiere is supported by Questionmark Entertainment.

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