iREP 2015: ‘Quality Content is Paramount’ – John Ugbe, MD, Multichoice Nigeria

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The 5th edition of the iREPRESENT International Documentary Film Festival (iREP) with the theme – Reinventing Documentary Film-making in a Digital Space – held between the 19th and 22nd March, 2015 at the Freedom Park, Broad Street, Lagos.

In his keynote address, John Ugbe, Managing Director, Multichoice Nigeria, remarked that quality content is paramount in the digital space, adding that even with top-notch technical quality, an uninteresting story will not make much impact.

Tens of films from different countries were screened during the four-day festival, which also featured workshops, discussions, a concert and the quarterly CORA Art Stampede. Some of the films that screened at the festival include: The Supreme Price, Thru’ the Eyes of an African: The Gift of the Nile, Unbroken – The John Sumonu Story, Onunekwuluora, Olu Amoda – The Metallic Journey, Leaf in the Wind, Bangin in South Carolina, Viva Cuba Libre: Rap is War, Clinical Romance, The Imam and the Pastor, etc.

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Amarachukwu Iwuala

Amarachukwu Iwuala

A writer ... in pursuit of excellence

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