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Okonjo-Iweala Spotted at Movie Premiere of Her Son’s Book; Beast Of No Nation.



The immediate past Nigeria Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and her Husband, Dr. Ikemba Iweala were at the movie première of their Son’s book, “Beast of No Nation”, at Beverly Hill, West Hollywood on Tuesday.

The movie’s storyline, is based on Uzodinma Iweala’s book.


“Beasts of No Nation” is a war drama film shot and directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga. It is based on the story of a young boy who survives as his country goes through a horrific war.

The movie which will soon be released for public viewing, had stars like Idris Elba, Ama K. Abebrese, Abraham Attah, Grace Nortey, David Dontoh, and Opeyemi Fagbohungbe on set and was shot in Ghana.

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The award winning movie, was screened in the main competition section of the 72nd Venice International Film Festival, where it won the Marcello Mastroianni Award.


The film was shown in the Special Presentations section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, and is scheduled to be released on Netflix globally and in a limited release by Bleecker Street on October 16, 2015.

The book also won an award.

We say kudos to our own, Uzodinma Iweala.