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Genevieve Nnaji Lionheart marks another first, Nigeria’s first Oscar entry.

First Nigeria Netflix original film ” Lionheart” written and directed by Genevieve Nnaji makes Nigeria’s first Oscars entry. The actress took to her social media account to share her excitement she said
”The Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee has chosen @lionheartthemovie to represent Nigeria for the 2020 Academy Award for Best International Film! This is the first entry ever for Nigeria. It’s an honor to be a part of such a pivotal moment in the history of Nigerian cinema. A moment we know will be replicated as our stories continue to resonate with audiences around the world. On behalf of the entire LIONHEART team and TEN Productions, we are grateful for this recognition and proud to carry the torch. Thank you all for the love and support thus far. ❤️🇳🇬” we pray and hope lionheart wins.