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Why Oscars disqualified Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart

By Guardian Exclusive
08 November 2019   |   2:59 pm
Netflix's first Nollywood film, Lionheart has been disqualified from Oscars. The film, starring and directed by Genevieve Nnaji, one of Nollywood’s biggest stars, is predominantly in English with only about 12 minutes of the film’s 95-minute run time in Igbo, one of Nigeria’s main local languages.