The multiple award winning Nigerian movie Champions of Our Time is the extraordinary story of two exceptionally brilliant young girls from opposing ends of the social spectrum. They both nurse ambitions of becoming the next winner of the prestigious St. Flairs Foundation Quiz Competition. However, their quest unravels a web of intrigue, high-stakes politiking, corruption in high places, and a culture of neglect and discrimination against the physically challenged amongst us. How far will the players go to achieve their dreams in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds? Find out in “CHAMPIONS OF OUR TIME”.
The movie starring top Nigerian movie stars Segun Arinze, Joke Silva-Jacob, Ngozi Ezeonu, Ejike Asiegbu, Ayo Adesanya, Paul Adams and Ejike Metu has won the Best Film awards at the following international film festivals:
Zafaa International Film Festival
Abuja International Film Festival.
Zuma International Film Festival.
It also won the Golden Mboni prize at the Lola Kenya Screen FestivalTerracotta Nigerian Film and TV Awards.
–Official Selection at the African Movies Academy Awards (AMAA 2010)
–Official Selection at Zanzibar International Film Festival.
–Official Selection at Deep Fried International Film Festival, U.K.
–Official Selection at Lucasfilm International Film Festival, Germany
–Official Selection at Lola Kenya Screen Festival.
Cast: — Segun Arinze, Joke Silva-Jacob, Ngozi Ezeonu, Ejike Asiegbu, Ayo Adesanya, Charles Inojie, (Introducing) Treasure Obasi and Feyisola Ewulomi, Paul Adams, Ejike Metu.
DIRECTOR — Mak Kusare
PRODUCER — Chidi Nwokeabia & Emeka Enyiocha
D.O.P — Pindem Lot
SCREENPLAY — Chidi Nwokeabia
EDITOR — Eric Obinwa & Idi Nasiru
MUSIC — Muhammed Musulumi
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER — Macnuel Productions
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR — Charles Inojie
CONTINUITY — Ikechukwu Omenaihe
MAKE-UP — Yemisi Ikotun
CUSTOMIER — Chioma Okafor
LOCATION — Macnuel Productions Ltd. & Simeone Owest
Champions of Our Time is now showing at the Silverbird Cinemas and other viewing centres in Nigeria.