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Zuma Film Festival postponed — Daily Nigerian – FashionStyleng


The Nigerian Film Corporation, NFC, has disclosed that the 12th Edition of Zuma Film Festival, scheduled to hold in the Abuja from April 2, 2022  to April  9, 2022 will now hold from  May 1, 2022 to May 7, 2022.

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The Director of Public Affairs of NFC, Brian Etuk, made the disclosure in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

Mr Etuk explained that the shift in date became necessary in view of the need to organise a successful and impact driven international film festival, having recently designated Abuja as the official Host City of the festival, in line with best global practices.

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He said that the collaborative partnership between the NFC and the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, to jointly host the festival had provided the opportunity for increase in domestic, foreign investors and stakeholder’s participation and attendance.

He also said that the festival bouquet had equally been up scaled in content, scope and design to achieve its desired objectives.

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According to him, the NFC, FCTA and its partners regret any inconvenience caused by the shift in date.

He assured that all related activities prior to the  new date of May 1 to 7, 2022, for the festival, themed “Show the Money,” with the International Conference Centre, and Nicon Luxury Hotels, Abuja, as event venues, would be communicated accordingly.

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The FCTA Permanent Secretary, Olusade Adesola, had in November 2021, said the administration in partnership with NFC would hold the Zuma Film Festival in April 2022.

Mr Adesola, who made the disclosure while signing a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the NFC, said the administration accommodated the hosting of the festival in its 2022 budget.

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