Half of a Yellow Sun – video clips

 

 

 

Based on the award-winning best seller by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Half of a Yellow Sun is the feature film debut from London based Nigerian playwright, novelist and screenwriter Biyi Bandele. Starring Oscar-nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years A Slave), BAFTA-winner Thandie Newton (Crash), BAFTA-nominee Joseph Mawle(Birdsong)Anika Noni Rose (Dreamgirls) and John Boyega (Attack the Block). Half of a Yellow Sun is released this Friday (April 11th).  To find the cinema nearest to you which will be screening the film, click here

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Until then you can watch interviews with the stars of the film – Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Onyeka Onwenu, and the director Biyi Bandele, as well as the author of the original book Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, all  taken from the red carpet of the film’s premier at the London Film Festival.

And here, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie–celebrated, award-winning author (her most recent being the National Book Critics Circle Award for her novel Americanah received on March 13, 2014)–sits down with fellow Naija beauty Lola Ogunnaike for an interview on Arise 360. Chimamanda talks about the exciting, upcoming film adaptation of her novel, Half the Yellow Sun, and about the very real possibility of working with Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o.

And as a final special treat, here’s an exclusive clip from the film.

For a review of the film click here.

Click here for a full cast list

Check out the official Half of A Yellow Sun website here

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