Lights, Camera, Action! The movie “Funmilayo Ransome Kuti” premieres and is set to hit the big screen on May 17th

Over the weekend, the new film titled “Funmilayo Ransome Kuti” had its premiere. The movie tells the story of Funmilayo Ransome Kuti, an activist known for her advocacy for women’s rights. The premiere had prominent figures and movie stars in attendance.

During the event, Bolanle Austen Peters, the director of the film, shared insights on why it was important to bring this story to light. The movie is scheduled to hit theaters on May 17th.

In addition, movie emphasizes the significance of recognizing and honoring heroes like Funmilayo Ransome Kuti and their enduring legacies. Her impactful contributions to Nigeria are undeniable. This film is poised to inspire viewers.

Special guest appearances at the premiere of “Funmilayo Ransome Kuti” were Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, Governor Babajide Sanwoolu of Lagos State, former Governor Donald Duke Cross Rivers State, the Ransome Kuti family, and the actors and crew of the award-winning film: Best Movie, Best Screenplay, AFRIFF 2023 Best Screenplay, and AMVCA 2024, showing this Friday in every cinema around Nigeria.

Below are photo highlights from the movie premiere:

Bolanle Austen Peters
Bolanle Austen Peters

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