Ortega and His Enemies Premiere’s at Genesis Cinema in Whitechapel London, this November!

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Following the successful premiere of his film “Ortega and His Enemies” which saw the Odeon IMAX Cinema Greenwich Big Screen sold out, Director M A Benson Nominated as Best Director in Zafaa 2014 is showcasing his multiple awards nominated film Ortega and His Enemies in London.

With five African Oscar 2014 Nominations and wining Best Actor and Best Actress in Beverly Hills Los Angeles plus Four Nomination in African Film and Academy Awards ZAFAA 2014 United Kingdom a second Premiere is scheduled for Thursday 13th of November 2014 at Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Road, Whitechapel, London E1, 4UG. This will be in addition to screening his previous short film Forget the Pact nominated in 2013 for Golden Orchid Award in USA

BenalexMedia Production, a film company that thrives on developing world-class movies is releasing its latest film “Ortega and His Enemies” internationally in various cinemas starting in the U.K, Nigeria and USA.


Ortega and His Enemies” is directed by the renowned award-winning director M A Benson, also the producer and director of (“Forget The Pact” and Phantom of Fury”). The story is an original and intriguing British drama with some Nollywood twists. The film set in London and Essex unfolds the life of an anger management patient John Ortega (played by Darrel LasQuevas) whose world is torn apart when he cannot manage Sara’s adversaries(his fiancé played by Adi Alfa). With deceit, brutality and police chase, will John be able to overcome the forces of antagonism from DC Martha, Maxwell Toby, Sara’s step dad, the cross dresser, ex-police officer, The manipulative Lee (played by Alexandra Johnston) a vengeance seeking single mum and Franklin Macintosh (played by Dean Ekperigin), Sara’s ex-boyfriend who would not take no for an answer. With these enemies’ individual evil plot against John, will he survive and still make it to the altar with his soul mate Sara?

“Ortega” promises a new height of global intrigue and suspense with British and Nollywood heavy weights including Rita Nzelu Okoro (International Games) playing Grace and Uche Odoputa (Last Flight to Abuja) playing Gary Chucks, Darrel Las Quevas (starred alongside Hollywood stars such a Morgan Freeman) and emerging UK talent Adi Alfa (Lead actress in Tamla Rose).

PREMIERE DATE: Thursday 13th of November 2014

Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Road, Whitechapel, London E1, 4UG.

Red Carpet from 7.00pm

The Premiere begins at 8.00pm and concludes with a Q&A with the stars and filmmakers. After Party to be announced at the premiere

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