Film Maker Kunle Afolayan has announced the release date for
his ‘sex for grade’ themed movie ‘Citation.’
Afolayan reiterated that though the coronavirus pandemic
affected the movie production, he is excited that the principal photography was
completed before the lockdown. In an Instagram live chat, he said they had
started post-production before the lockdown but things slowed down.
“Thankfully, we were able to complete the shooting of
the film. We have also started post-production before the entire covid-19
started and we already have a cut but because of the lockdown, things have
slowed down”. The upcoming movie will also be available on Netflix before
the year runs out as confirmed by Afolayan who further revealed that he was
already in talks with the American streamer”.
‘Citation’ is a ”College Drama about a female postgraduate student who has to find a way of dealing with the awkward situation of sexual harassment from a lecturer” It aims to empower women to become successful and stand up for themselves at every point.
Some of the casts include Joke Silvia; Haitian-French actor
and model, Jimmy Jean-Louis; Ini Edo; UK-based Nigerian fashion and lifestyle
blogger, Temi Otedola; Yomi Fash-Lanso; Ghanaian actor, Adjetey Anang; Gabriel
Afolayan; man of Ivorian theater, Bienvenu Neba; veteran broadcaster and actor,
Sadiq Daba; upcoming Nollywood actress, Bukunmi Oluwashina; French-Ivorian
actor and screenwriter, Raymond Reboul; theatre educator, Toyin Bifarin; and
veteran Nigerian film director and actor, Wole Olowomojuore, aka ‘Baba Gebu’.