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Film Business | (Video) Biyi Bandele on Half of a Yellow Sun on Smart Monkey TV

Half of a Yellow Sun just premiered in the UK, it is on its way to Nigeria later this month and will show face in New York in May. Good to see the film finally gaining some true traction both on the distribution and marketing/promotions end.


“Director Biyi Bandele talks about his new film Half of a Yellow Sun, adapted from Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie’s novel. The interviews covers:how the film came to be made; the inspiration for the novel Half of a Yellow Sun; turning the novel into a film; telling the story from the point of view of the two sisters; how Nigerians see the Biafran War now; how the film was financed; its reception so far; and its release in the UK and Nigeria.”

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