BCC - FILM FRIDAY - TURNING POINT

  • February 21, 2014 · 8:00 PM
  • THE PHEONIX CENTER

TURNING POINT (2012) 

Director: Niyi Towolawi

Writers: Niyi Towolawi

Genre: Drama

Starring: Jackie Appiah, K.D. Aubert, Todd Bridges, Ernie Hudson, Patience Ozokwor.

Running time: 118 min

Cert:18

Ade (Igoni Archibong), a successful investment banker gets set to marry his sweetheart fiancé Stacey (KD Aubert) when inadvertantly he's arranged to marry his African suitor Grace (Jackie Appiah). His life then begins to unravel with may twists and turns until he find himself in a place he never dreamed of.

Director, Niyi Towolawi will be in attendance to meet our audience and talk about his movie.

see trailer 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tmzl3Px6Jb

plus bonus short film SMALL WORLD

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfyd62XieXA

Director Ethosheia Hylton in attandance

Showing Friday 21st February 2014 

Eat, Shop, Live at the centre located in the heart of the West End. 


The Pheonix Centre 
73 Oxford Street, 
London, W1D 2EP


Tele:[masked]


Doors open at 7:00pm Film starts at 8:00pm  

Admission £5


Nearest Tube Station: Tottenham Court Road. Exit Tottenham Court Road towards Oxford Circus and a 5 minute walk. Oxford Circus 7min walk. It's right opposite the Halifax Bank.


Buses: Any bus between Oxford circus and Tottenham Court Road. 
Alternative No[masked] for further info. 
PLEASE NOTE drinks and food can ONLY be purchased from premises. 


*It's that after work, before rave Friday flick, so bring your crew to enjoy our diverse range of movies with stories and people of African descent being the centre of attention.*


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  • Charity E

    Hi Jide
    Thank you soooo much for showing Turning Point, for It was very good. I had a great time, laughing my way into the weekend nollywood style. :)

    1 · February 22, 2014

    • Jide

      Hey Charity it was good to see you again and thanks for bringing your sister. Hope she enjoyed it. It was brill watching a movie that actually had authentic Yoruba accents in it and a reasonable balance of good humour too. Thanks for leaving feedback as well and hope to see you sometime soon. :-)

      February 22, 2014

    • Charity E

      Hi Jide, it was good seeing you too, yes, both my sister and the friend I invited had a great time. I am so sorry I could not make it on Friday(28/2), I was feeling quite rough, and I hope to be there for the next showing Gods willing.

      March 2, 2014

  • Elaine B.

    I did enjoy some aspects of this film but halfway through began to feel that it was a little bit over the top, far fetched even - too much stuff was being piled on and it just lost some of the the realism for me.

    1 · February 22, 2014

    • Jide

      Hi Elaine, Firstly thank you for your support. It was a pleasure seeing you last night. Secondly, thank you for your most valued thoughts on the film and for actually taking the time out to feedback. All feedbacks are forwarded to the directors so that they get a feel for audience reactions on the works they've produced. Once again, it was great seeing you again.

      February 22, 2014

  • cristina

    Work commitments

    1 · February 17, 2014

    • Jide

      Hi Christina, someones gotta do it. just don't work all day without room to play. :-)

      February 22, 2014

  • Sammie

    Sorry can't make it as I'm not feeling well :(

    1 · February 21, 2014

    • Jide

      Hi Sammie, sorry to hear that. Get well soon. :-)

      February 22, 2014

  • Christina

    Good movie, I really enjoyed it. Thanks for showing a Nollywood film

    1 · February 22, 2014

    • Jide

      You are most welcome Christina. Thanks for supporting and the feedback too. Most valued.

      February 22, 2014

  • Jide

    Dissapointing turnout for what were two UK based Directors but those lovely people that did turn up, I humbly salute you all. Thank you very much. I'm not quite sure how our community thinks we'll realise an improved wealth & quality in Black films, particularly from UK, Caribbean & Africa if it doesn't support independent exhibitors that support "black" owned establishments and struggling writers/Directors etc. I find it laughable when we scream "why slave films all the time" when other narritives are not supported within a Cinema type of environment. RANT OVER, we'll keep supporting even if others don't.

    1 · February 22, 2014

  • Jide

    Hi Tendai, that's a very interesting question you pose there. Does "The Black Odyssey" event charge at the BFI?

    January 20, 2014

  • Tendai

    Are you charging now? I thought Mella Center didn't charge?

    January 20, 2014

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