“Kanaani” is poised to leave its mark with a private screening event scheduled for Thursday, September 14, 2023, at the prestigious Filmhouse in Landmark Victoria Island. Following this exclusive premiere, “Kanaani” will grace cinemas nationwide, captivating audiences starting on Friday, September 15, 2023.
“Kanaani” delves deep into the intricacies of the African immigrant experience, painting a vivid picture of the initial joy of relocating to foreign shores and the subsequent challenges of adapting to a new culture while carving out one’s place in society. It serves as a poignant representation of the popular phrase, “No be every japa be Japa.”
What adds to the allure of “Kanaani” is its diverse cross-cultural cast, featuring acclaimed actors such as Gabriel Afolayan, Ivie Okujaye, and Robb Hudspeth. Their remarkable performances promise to transform “Kanaani” into a captivating and emotionally resonant masterpiece.
Tola Olatunji, the creative brain behind “Kanaani,” expressed their excitement, stating, “We are incredibly thrilled to introduce ‘Kanaani’ to the world. This film represents the culmination of years of hard work and dedication from our passionate team.”
The “Jap-a-thon” event surrounding the premiere promises to be a glamorous affair, featuring a star-studded red carpet graced by some of the Nollywood industry’s most prominent figures. Attendees will also have the unique opportunity to meet the talented cast and crew during this exclusive event.
Haven’t seen the “Kanaani” “trailer, watch it here.