8 Bars and A Clef is a Nollywood movie that follows the story of a talented young man faced with different obstacles from childhood into adulthood but overcomes them by becoming the best of himself.
8 Bars and A Clef tackles the issue of dyslexia, a dysfunctional family and an overbearing record label executive. Screened at AFRIFF in December 2015 with its official premiere May 29th, 2016 (today) and due out in cinemas 3rd of June, with an AMAA nomination for Best First Feature Film by a Director. Produced and directed by Chioma Onyenwe for Raconteur Productions.
The movie stars some Nollywood favourites Bimbo Akintola, Wale Ojo, Linda Ejiofor and Kehinde Bankole alongside musician Ade Bantu who makes a stellar Nollywood debut with multi-talented alternative music act Ibukun (IBK SpaceshipBoi) as its lead character.
8 Bars And A Clef is the story of Victor E (played by IBK), a very talented artist, his struggles with a learning disability and the challenges he faces at home and in the music industry thanks to an overbearing record label executive – but he has one dream, to become a music superstar regardless of the obstacles.. Expect a lot of love, drama, tears and great music.
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