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The Nollywood Travel Film Festival, which had its debut in Toronto, Canada in September 2017, is set for another edition.
Ahead of the forthcoming event scheduled to hold from May 9 to 13, 2018, in Hamburg, the team recently paid a courtesy visit on the Consul General Ingo Herbert of the German Consulate.
Set up to celebrate and showcase the best of Nigerian films on a global scale, the team also paid a visit to the Canadian Deputy High Commissioner James Christoff to intimate him of their plans.
According to the Founder of Nollywood Travel Film Festival, Mykel Parish, one of the objectives of the festival is to sensitise the global audience on traversing issues in Nigeria and Africa at large through the stories portrayed in the films. The Film Festival is one of the ways of further strengthening the relationship between Germany and Nigeria. The festival also through the movies screened, displays the rich culture of Nigeria.
At the Canadian Consulate, James Christoff shared an introduction of Canada and the prestigious Toronto Film Festival (TIFF), so did Mykel Parish and Alhaji Adedayo Thomas, Director General of the Nigerian Film and Video Censors Board.
The Deputy High Commissioner lauded Nollywood for showing steady and sophisticated growth and expressed interest in collaborations between Nollywood and Canada
The mission of the Nollywood Travel Film Festival is to present Nigerian cinema to the global audience through the lens.