PANDORA’S BOX UK TOUR DETAILS – BOOK NOW!
Missed this glittering affair, but the others all had a fantastic time on my behalf!
Mainframe Productions premiered our movie on the 7th of November 2014 at Muson Centre Onikan, Lagos.
The cream of African film talent are featured in it, including Nollywood stars Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju, Kunle Afolayan, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, Bimbo Manuel, Carol King, Yomi Fash Lanso and Seun Akindele amongst others.
Screenshot from Dazzling Mirage
This premiere was sponsored by Lagos state government, Still Earth Limited, Top Tea, Access Bank, and powered by Mainframe productions and Brooks & Blake.
For more information see Mainframe Movies website here
Another (earlier) premiere …
Dazzling Mirage also screened at the Australian Nollywood Festival Limited, based in Wellington, New Zealand, the first edition of a festival of Nollywood movies in New Zealand and Australia.
Australian Nollywood Festival (ANF) took place in September and October, so the first premiere was actually in Australia! The Nigerian High Commission hosted a community reception to premiere Dazzling Mirage at Paramount Cinemas on Thursday, October 9, in Wellington and then in Auckland on Thursday, October 16, at Rialto Cinemas, Newmarket.
The festival featured post-screening forums at Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) and Auckland University of Technology (AUT). The forums were hosted by the Film Studies programme at VUW, African Communities Forum Inc as well as West Indian & Caribbean Society at AUT.
We’re thrilled to announce our exciting programme of free, fun youth and family participation activities on at CLF Arts Café in Peckham and Arcola Theatre in Dalston,… Read more “Pandora’s Box – free half-term participation fun, Oct 27-31”
Book now to see the award-winning play, Pandora’s Box, at Catford Broadway Theatre, and join the special pre-show panel debate and Yes/No vote on taking UK-born children to Africa or the Caribbean.
Two years ago, Spora Stories pulled together a wonderful group of people for their Pandora’s Box Parent Education Day. At 6.15pm on Friday 10th Oct at Catford Broadway Theatre, they return to meet you for their special panel discussion, ‘Fight or Flight: Educating British African kids’.
Join Diane Abbott MP, Richard Taylor OBE, founder of the Damilola Taylor Trust, Olu Alake, Emeritus President of 100 Black Men of London, Jenny Okafar, President of Nigerian Women in Diaspora Leadership Forum, Henrietta Abrahams, President of NIgerians in Diaspora Organisation (NIDO) and Professor Osita Okagbue, Goldsmiths College.
This is an open, panel-led discussion on the subject of Pandora’s Box: taking UK African kids back to Africa or the Caribbean for education. The acclaimed, award-winning family drama is now on tour throughout the UK and comes to Catford Broadway Theatre for one night only on Fri Oct 10. Show starts at 7.45. As a special offer, you can get your ticket and join the debate for the great price of £17 (instead of £25 and £20 conc) Book now.
We will also be joined by the Sickle Cell Society on the night who will be raising funds.
REMAINING TOUR DATES… Nigerian Independence Day celebrations at The Drum, Birmingham Wed 1 Oct, 7.30pm www.the-drum.org.uk | 0121 333 2400/2444 As part of the Nigerian 54 Independence Day Celebrations, The Drum is proud to present an unmissable, award-wining tragicomedy about one Nigerian family’s struggles with Love, Loyalty, Betrayal, and heart-breaking choices only a parent can understand, in Pandora’s Box. This breath-taking production will be followed by an exclusive meet-and-greet Q&A with the writer, director, actors and Nigerian community leaders.
Southampton Hub Theatre Thu/Fri/ Sat 2/3/4 Oct, 7.30pm www.southampton-city.ac.uk/hubtheatre | 023 8071 1818
Carnival Arts Centre, Luton Thurs 9 Oct, 7.30pm www.carnivalarts.org.uk | 01582 437 100
Millfields Arts Centre as part of their Black History Month celebrations Wed 8 Oct, 7.45pm www.millfieldtheatre.co.uk/ | 020 8807 6680
Broadway Theatre, Catford Fri 10 Oct, 7.45pm www.broadwaytheatre.org.uk | 020 8690 0002
Thameside Theatre, Thurrock, Wed 22 Oct, 7.30 www.thurrock.gov.uk/theatre ] 0845 300 5264
Broadway Theatre, Barking Thurs 23 Oct, 7.30pm www.thebroadwaybarking.com | 020 8507 5610
Bernie Grant Arts Centre Fri/Sat 24/25 Oct, 7.30pm www.berniegrantcentre.co.uk | 020 8365 5450
CLF Art Café, Bussey Building 27 Oct – 29 Oct, 3pm (new dates) www.clfartcafe.org | 020 7732 5275 (Plus free half-term participation activities for families and young people)
Arcola Theatre *new dates and venue added* 29 Oct – 1 Nov, 8pm + 3pm matinee, 1 Nov www.arcolatheatre.com | 020 7503 1646 (Plus free half-term participation activities for families and young people)
LISTINGS INFORMATION: PANDORA’S BOX NATIONAL TOUR The Black-E, Liverpool Fri 12 Sept, 7.30pm www.theblack-e.co.uk | 0151 709 5109 The Lowry, Salford | studio Sat 13 Sept,… Read more “PANDORA’S BOX UK TOUR LISTINGS INFO – BOOK NOW!”
PANDORA’S BOX returns for NATIONAL TOUR Following sell-out shows at Arcola Theatre, the acclaimed, award-winning British-African family drama, Pandora’s Box, embarks on its long-awaited UK tour… Read more “Thrilled to announce ACE is funding Pandora’s Box UK Tour!”
Africa Writes 2014 Fri 11 July to Sun 13 July The Royal African Society’s third Africa Writes festival showcases the best established and rising literary talent from… Read more “Yoruba Love Stories and Legends – at Africa Writes, July 2014”