The director of award winning movies such as Mirror Boy, Last Flight To Abuja and Onye Ozi (The messenger) and the Nollywood Factory is at it again, however this time with a twist, currently working on a first of its kind, a movie series called ‘The Calabash’. Nollywood drama series, ‘The Calabash’ Season1 will be breaking exclusively on Africa Magic on the 5th of January 2015.
The Calabash is top Nigerian Move maker, Obi Emelonye’s first movie series set in the banking sector of Africa’s Largest economy. The Calabash focuses on the lives of bankers from an imaginary bank called Alpha Bank and the things they workers get up to as they come to terms with pressure from the top to meet impossible targets.
This latest Obi Emelonye drama is set in Nigeria and promised to be hilarious, entertaining and thus expose on certain issues in the banking sector of Nigeria. We just can’t wait!
The Calabash is written by Ukamaka Olisakwe, a practicing banker and directed in the inimitable style of Obi Emelonye, and starring top Nollywood actors such as Uru Eke, Anthony Monjaro and much more. Roll on 2015!
Written by: Noellin Imoh