Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart is Nigeria's Selection for Oscars 2020
The Oscars Selection Committee of Nigeria selected Lionheart directed by Genevieve Nnaji as its Oscars 2020 submission to the International Feature Film category of the 2020 Oscars.
The film was produced by Chinny Onwugbenu, Chichi Nwoko, and Genevieve Nnaji. The film premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival and was immediately acquired as the first Netflix original film produced in Nigeria.
LionHeart trended in the African Diaspora, receiving raving reviews. LionHeart connected purpose to passion and inspired many, especially entrepreneurs, who watched the film. We congratulate the LionHeart Family and wish you the best at the Oscars in 2020.