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Disqualification of “lionheart” film was valid not witch hunt — Nigerians say

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Social media is boiling with the new of the academy award disqualifying Nigeria’s own movie “lionheart” produced by one of the most loved Nollywood actress and director Genevieve Nnaji.

Genevieve Nnaji’s movie did not meet the Academy’s rules for international feature film submissions.

Ironically, some fans are in support of the disqualification based on the category in which “lionheart” was submitted.

Genevieve Nnaji's 'Lionheart'

Blame the incompetent Nigerian committee that submitted that film for that category, a twitter user wrote.

In case you missed the detailed story, spillednews.com got your back, click link below:

Genevieve Nnaji Expresses Disappointment As Oscar disqualifies ‘Lionheart’ – Nigerians React

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Lionheart is Nigeria’s first-ever submission to the Academy Awards. Nnaji stars alongside Peter Edochie and Nkem Owoh in the film, which she also co-wrote with her producing partner Chinny Onwugbenu. Lionheart premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival and was acquired by Netflix for worldwide distribution.