In a first of its kind film distribution deal, Jade Osiberu’s debut film ‘Isoken’ will be showing in 12 cinemas in the UK from May 26th, 2017.
UK-based film distribution company Evrit Film, which specializes in film distribution to all major cinema chains across the UK and Europe, inked the deal with Tribe85 Productions earlier this year, with an international red carpet premiere at London’s Leicester Square’s Cineworld cinema
ISOKEN will be premiered on Wednesday May 24, 2017 at Cineworld, Leicester Square (7:00pm)—cast and crew from Ghana and Nigeria will attend, to grace the red-carpet premiere and also for a post-showing Q&A session.
After the premiere, the film will be released in 12 major cinemas across the UK from 26th May 2017, aimed at bringing the captivating movie to UK’s huge African movie audience.
ISOKEN tells a story of self-discovery of a single and successful 34-year-old woman. It’s a coming-of-age romantic dramedy that explores culture expectations, racial stereotypes and the bonds that unite families touching, dramatic and comedic ways.
The film features a collection of talents from both Ghana and Nigeria, including; Dakore Akande, Funke Akindele, Joseph Benjamin, Marc Rhys, Lydia Forson, Damilola Attoh, Tina Mba, Patrick Doyle, Nedu, Bolanle, Olukanni and Rita Edwards.
Written, Directed and Produced by Jadesola Osiberu of Tribe85 Productions, ISOKEN dwells within the borders of contemporary Nollywood storytelling—which is largely marked by its growing appeal to both local and international audience on the back of intriguing stories, superlative production and brilliant acting.
The film was financed by the Bank of Industry and it’s proudly sponsored by Amstel Malta, makers of low sugar premium malt drink.
ISOKEN will be showing in the following UK Cinemas from May 26:
- Wood Green
- Milton Keynes
- Aberdeen Union square (ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND)
- Westfield Stratford
- Shepherds Bush
- Manchester Printworks
- Surrey Quays
- Lee Valley
- Manchester Trafford Centre
- Birmingham Broadway Plaza (BIRMINGHAM)