Thursday 28 November 2013

Sorry, Nollywood 'not good enough' as two African films make Golden Globe, Oscar list

On December 12, Africa will have the chance to confirm its genuine arrival on the global movie scene as two films from the continent have been included in the pre-selection of 2014 Golden Globe Awards and Oscar nominees.
Tey Today / Today, directed by Senegalese,  Alain Gomis

The films include Tey Today / Today, director, Alain Gomis (Senegal) is nominated as well as God's Horses (Horses of God) by Nabil Ayouch (Morocco). The final inclusion of the films as nominees will be confirmed ir on December 12, 

And as the ‘Giant’ Nollywood is conspicuously missing, the Moroccan director, Nabil Ayouch, takes a double; he is also on the list of pre-nominees for the world’s most prestigious movie award, the Oscar.

The compilation of  pre-nominees for the Best Foreign Language Film categoryis done by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

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