I Am Disappointed, no Africa Movie Got Nominated at 2019 Oscars – Nollywood Actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

The Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, and a voting member of the Oscars, has expressed her disappointment towards the 2019 edition of the awards.

The Veteran actress said she is not happy that no African movie made the 2019 Oscars nomination list.

Omotola, who was enlisted into the voting membership of the Oscar Awards in 2018, made the disclosure in an Instagram post where she conveyed her thoughts on the nominated movies.

Although she expressed her happiness on the fact that the movies she voted were picked, the actress was more concerned that no African movie made it to the list.

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“The Nominations are Out! So glad Most of the Movies I nominated made it. Next , Voting to determine the Winners!… Wasn’t So Exited No African Movie made it ! Someday soon we will Be doing this for Africans!…”

Jalade-Ekeinde isn’t the only Nigerian who was invited to join the Oscar awards voters in 2018. Femi Odugbemi, a filmmaker, was also invited.

Movies like ‘The Favourite’ and ‘Roma’ were the most nominated movies, receiving 10 each, while ‘Black Panther’ earned seven nominations.


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