Event Date and time: November 4 | 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Venue details: Ritzy Cinema | Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane London, SW2 1JG

Organisers: Film Africa0203 073 8337 | |

The Royal African Society | 20 3073 8335 |

Event website: THE CEO – FILM AFRICA 2016

Event cost: £13

Dir. Kunle Afolayan
Nigeria. 2016. 105 mins. English, French, Swahili, Yoruba, Chinese, Arabic with English subtitles. N/C 15+

In this mystery-thriller from celebrated filmmaker Kunle Afolyan, five top executives are selected from across Africa to compete for the role of CEO in a multinational telecommunications firm. During the week long retreat to determine who is most suitable, mysterious circumstances lead to two of the wannabe executives becoming prime suspects is a grisly crime. With a stellar Nollywood cast, including Lala Akindoju, Wale Ojo and a screen debut from the indefatigable grammy award winning singer, Angélique Kidjo, The CEO will have you gripped from the opening scene until the credits roll.

Film Africa is the Royal African Society’s  annual festival celebrating the best African cinema from across the continent. Launched in 2011, Film Africa is now the UK’s largest festival of African film and culture. Every year, Film Africa brings London audiences a core programme of fiction and documentary films alongside a vibrant series of accompanying events, including director Q&As, panel discussions, talks, workshops, master classes, family activities and Film Africa LIVE! music nights.
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