Edo born internationally celebrated multiple award winning filmmaker and culture activist Amb. Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen visited the National Assembly to pay a courtesy visit to Hon. Ogbiede Ihama Omoregie representing Oredo Federal constituency in Edo State.
The visit is in connection with the planned release of his blockbuster movie Crushed billed for the Nigerian cinemas on March 2nd 2018. The movie is a glamorous dramatic thriller on love, obsession and triumph. It was shot in Hon Ogbiede Ihama Omoregie ‘s constituency and it’s world premiere will also be holding in Benin city Edo state, with lots of Nollywood stars and other top celebraties billed to attend. Also, highly placed government functionaries will be amongst those to see this movie titled Crushed for the first time on the 24th of February 2018.
Amb. Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen used the opportunity of the visit to officially invite Hon Ogbiede and other of his colleagues from Edo state in the Nigerian national Assembly to the event which promises to be glamorous. In the same vain, the honorable was told of the coming graduation ceremony of the fist two batches of the Benin film academy students during same period as well as the coming of the Benin film academy film making workshop holding on the 21st of February which will host the biggest cinema chain owner and CEO of Filmone distribution and film house Mr Kene Mkparu speaking to Edo Filmmakers on the topic Making Your next big cinema movie.
The director was accompanied by Abuja Based Filmmaker, Emmanuel Eyaba
The honorable pledge support and promised to attend all these events saying Lancelot oduwa Imasuen remains a huge pride to the people of Edo for his consistency and for always being at the fore front of using his gift in promoting Benin rich cultural heritage.
The Honourable who is also a strong art lover and supporter of youths in entertainment advocated that whatever that is needed to see more our his constituency youths will be provided and supported by him. He went further to stress the need to make Benin City a major production location hub as well as rise great stars from his constituency. He promised to be committed in this task.
Below are a few pictures from the visit.