The most anticipated world premiere of the year took place on the 28th of September 2014. ‘October 1′ is a historical movie by Nollywood movie maker Kunle Afolayan. The event took place in Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos Nigeria. The movie is now showing in Nigeria cinemas from October 1st 2014.
The premiere was a blast as both celebrities and movie lovers who attended the event dressed up in a 1960s theme like never before. Check out some of the celebs and movie lovers who rocked the theme.
Kunle Afoyalan and Family
Kunle Afolayan the ‘October 1′ director also took his time to thank everyone who attended the Premiere and made his dreams come true. He leaves a heart warming and gratitude massage to his fans saying “My gratitude to God first for the wisdom, strength and Grace and then to all those who supported the October 1 journey from the beginning eg The executive Governor of Lagos state Babatunde Raji Fasola, The founder of Elizade motors/ Chairman of Toyota Nigeria Chief Michael Adeojo, Tonye, sovereign trust insurance, Guiness Nigeria, Aina Blankson, Deola Sagoe, Bolanle Austen-Peters/Terra Kulture, Lead Way Assurance/Pension, AMAA, Oando , Standard chartered Bank ,Mr Fowler, Debbie, Ugoma, DGN, Uber, Wakanow, Afriff, The Golden effects team especially Segun, Josephine, Niyi, Lanre, Isa, Tokunbo, lekan, Taiwo, Tunde Babalola for the great script, The entire Cast and crew, Nigeria and international media, Africa Magic, my family and friends and every individual out there who must have contributed one way or the other. Ire loju owo nri, ire ni tiwa lojo gbogbo“.
October 1 is now release in all cinemas across Nigeria, distributed by Filmone and supported by Filmhouse, silverbird cinemas, Genesis Delux, Ozone cinema and much more. If you are in Nigeria, this is the movie to watch this independence and Black History month, if you are in other parts of the world, we will keep you update for when the movie comes to a cinema near you.
Written by: Noellin Imoh