The Pan African Film Festival of Ouagadougou / Festivail Panafricain du Cinema de Ouagadougou popularly known as FESPACO has nominated acclaimed Nollywood film ‘Rendar to Caesar‘. This is the first time a nollywood film, produced and directed by a Nigerian with a wholly Nigerian cast will make it into the main competition of the festival.
Written and produced by Desmond Ovbiagele, and directed by Desmond Ovbiagele and Onyekachi Ejim, Render to Caesar is a 2014 Nigerian crime thriller, which stars some notable actors like Wale Ojo, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Omoni Oboli and Bimbo Manuel. Produced with support from Microsoft, Trace and FCMB, Render to Ceaser tells the story of two friends living abroad who return home to join the Nigeria Police Force, only to be faced with an impossible mystery case involving a criminal, Caesar (Lucky Ejim) who has been terrorising the city of Lagos for quite sometime.
The 2-day festival is set to kick off tomorrow, 28th of February 2015.
See official trailer of Render to Caesar below…..