All is now set for the kick off the Nigerian Film Corporation Annual Film Festival, the Zuma Film Festival. The event is scheduled to hold on Sunday, 1st -7th December, 2019 in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory at the Jabi Lake Mall and NAF Conference Centre Abuja.
The theme for 2019 the Festival is: CONTENT CONNECTIVITY: EVERY VIEW, EVERYWHERE!
The opening ceremony begins with registration of participants and Emerging Talent Workshop and then the Zuma Light Up Night as well as a red carpet event to welcome celebrities and dignitaries It will commence by 5 pm at Silverbird Cinema Foyer.
Zuma Light Up Night is the official opening and commencement of activities of the Zuma Film Festival 2019. About 1000 guests are expected at the opening.
Other attractions during the week-long festival include the Annual NFC Film Lecture that has the theme: “THE CREATIVE ECONOMIC IMPERATIVES OF A NATIONAL DATA TARIFF POLICY ON CONTENT DISTRIBUTION” to be delivered by Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications. The Special Guest of Honour of the event is Alhaji Lai Mohammed the Honorable Minister of Information and Culture.
Zuma Film Festival is Nigeria’s flagship film festival organized by the Nigerian Film Corporation, the apex film agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria. Delegates are expected from across film stakeholders within and outside Nigeria.