Three new Nigerian movies are coming to the popular American streaming app. From September 1, 2019, viewers will be able to watch three films directed by Kunle Afolayan.
They are “October 1,” “Mokalik,” and “The Bridge.
Back in July 2019, Kunle Afolayan revealed that Netflix has acquired some of his movies.
Announcing the deal at the maiden edition of the French-Nigerian Cinema Days, Nigerian actor, director and producer said, “I wish to inform you that Netflix has acquired Mokalik and some of my other films.”
Set in a time where the country is preparing for independence in 1960, October 1 tells the story of a police officer named Danladi Waziri who is posted to a remote town to investigate and solve the frequent female murder cases in the community.
Written by Tunde Babalola, it stars renowned actors like Sadiq Daba, Kayode Olaiya, David Bailie, Kehinde Bankole, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Fabian Adeoye Lojede, Kunle Afolayan, Femi Adebayo and Bimbo Manuel.
Netflix acquired the worldwide online distribution rights to Afolayan’s critically acclaimed movie back in January 2015.