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20 Apr
The grand home premiere of The GDN Studios latest movie release, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) was welcomed with a global reception at the Ebony Life Place Victoria Island, Lagos on Sunday, April 18th, 2021. The most anticipated event, which came ahead of the movie's cinematic release on April 23rd, started with a large group of celebrities, fashionistas, Nollywood actors, and dignitaries striking poses on the red carpet.
12 Apr
The friendship between Temi Ami-Williams and Cynthia Ebijie is reminiscent of their on-screen characters, the sister's Rosa Temi Ami-Williams and Grace Cynthia Ebijie in the film Eyimofe.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Two sisters struggling to survive the harsh realities of Nigeria, all they have is themselves and their hope for a better future by seeking greener pastures. The characters of Rosa and Grace as sisters have obviously transcended beyond the screens to reality.⁣⁣
4 Apr
Arie Esiri and Chuko Esiri, directors of the film 'Eyimofe' (This Is My Desire) talk about the making and execution of the film. They also spoke about their plans for the future.
9 Oct 2020
Set in Lagos, Nigeria Eyimofe (This is My Desire) follows the stories of Mofe, a factory technician, and Rosa, a hairdresser, on their quest for what they believe will be a better life on foreign shores. A passport, photos and a visa form recurring elements. The characters’ misfortunes are part of their everyday life and they are sketching out the need to leave Nigeria at the same time. At the bottom of the socio-economic ladder, status, money, gender, skin colour and family structures are inextricably connected. The longing for another life is but one thread in this complex mesh, a promise that floats above things at once near and far away. #EYIMOFE
3 Mar 2020
Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) had its global premiere last Monday at a sold-out CinemaxX at the just-concluded Berlin International Film Festival. Directed by the Esiri brothers, Arie and Ochuko, the GDN Studios-presented film also had three equally sold-out subsequent screenings over the course of the Berlinale.⁣ Here is a cross-section of views from those who were lucky enough to purchase a ticket to view the highly-rated Nigerian film.⁣
26 Feb 2020
Directors say Eyimofe will make you feel like you were actually in Lagos⁣⁣ Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) is enjoying a good run at the Berlin International Film Festival, with tickets sold out for the first two nights of screening.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Deutsche Welle’s Eddy Micah Jr had the directors of the highly-rated Nigerian film, twin brothers Arie and Chuko Esiri, on News Africa where the siblings, amongst other things, talked about how Eyimofe will make audiences feel like they actually travelled to Lagos and experienced the day-to-day life of residents of Africa’s most populous city.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
25 Feb 2020
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21 Feb 2020
Arie Esiri and Chuko Esiri, directors of the film 'Eyimofe' (This Is My Desire) talk about the making and execution of the film. They also spoke about the Berlin Film Festival and their plans for the future.

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