Bolanle Austen-Peters’ film ‘Collision Course’ is heading to Athens for its first international debut since premiering at Nigeria’s 2021 Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF).
The film has been confirmed as the opening film for this year’s edition of Nollywood Travel Film Festival, one of Nigeria’s leading travel festivals.
The award-winning film is inspired by the EndSars protests of 2020, a social movement against police brutality in Nigeria.
The award-winning Director also hinted at the film’s acquisition by global streamer Netflix.
“I can not wait for Netflix Nigeria to release this film. This is a big celebratory moment for our cast and crew who created magic”, she mentioned.
‘Collision Course’ was written and directed by James Amuta and stars Daniel Etim-Effiong, Bamike ‘Bam Bam’ Olawunmi-Adenibuyan, Kelechi Udegbe, Bimbo Manuel, Chioma Akpotha, Kalu Ikeagwu, Ade Laoye, Kenneth Okolie, and Gregory Ojefua.
Since its debut in 2021, the film has won multiple awards, from the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAAs) as well as the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA).
The Nollywood Film Festival will run from May 27 till May 29 2022, in Athens and is titled: Experience Nollywood. The edition will seek initiatives to promote films by Nigerians across the borders.