EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian war drama features Nollywood stars Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic and Chidi Mokeme.


LA-based Shoreline Entertainment is at Toronto International Film Festival (Sept 8-18) launching world sales excluding Africa on Izu Ojukwu’s Nigerian TIFF selection ’76 ahead of its world premiere this weekend.’76 will premiere in City To City on Sunday and features Nollywood superstars Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic and Chidi Mokeme.

The film takes place against the backdrop of Nigeria’s Civil War in the 1970s as an army officer and expectant father in an intercultural marriage gets caught up in a coup to assassinate military General Murtala Mohammed. Lonzo Nzekwe of Toronto-based streaming platform IronFlix brokered the deal between Shoreline Entertainment, Adonis Production and Princewill Trust.