Izu Ojukwu’s historical drama, Amina finally has a date for its release. The long-awaited feature film will launch on the streaming service on November 4.
Based on 16th century Zazzau empire warrior Queen Amina, the movie whose trailer debuted I. 2017 is finally here.
Netflix acquired the rights to the much anticipated film much to the delight of fans of the filmmaker who have been eagerly waiting for its release.
Amina was financed by Bank of Industry in 2015 and sparked quite the buzz following its trailer release.
The historical action drama was shot in Nigeria with post-production in Europe and follows the coming of age story of the legendary warrior Queen.
According to Izu Ojukwu, the period film which is an ode to strong female characters from Nigeria’s rich history, features real fight scenes that took months for the actors to master.
Amina’ stars Lucy Ameh in the lead role alongside Clarion Chukwurah, Ali Nuhu, Magaji Mijinyawa among others.