Saturday, November 3, 2012

Silverbird, Heineken, Power Horse and others Support Eko International Film Festival

The Silverbird Group, Africa's leading entertainment and media organization is again supporting the annual Eko International Film Festival for the third edition after collaborating with the organizers Supple Communications Limited for the successful second edition in 2011.

Other new partners and sponsors are Heineken®, the world's leading premium beer brand promoting the James Bond on a secret mission in global Heineken® campaign, building on a 15 year relationship with the Bond franchise, the 'Crack the Case' campaign takes viewers into a moving train somewhere deep in snow-covered mountains, offering them the opportunity to become secret agents themselves following SKYFALL™, the 23rd James Bond adventure, in which Daniel Craig brings his explosive portrayal of James Bond to a Heineken ad for the very first time. Challenging consumers to defy Bond's enemies and 'Crack the Case,' viewers will be taken on an epic train journey alongside stunning Bond newcomer Berenice Marlohe.

POWER HORSE Energy Drinks, including Kiss Mix distributed by the Charvet Group Ltd. Both Power Horse energy drink and Kiss Mix are becoming increasingly popular in Nigeria's bars and nightclubs.

Silvderbird TV, Rhythm 93.7 FM, Galaxy TV, BEN TV, Channels TV, The Guardian, The Nation, National Mirror, Daily Sun, Entertainment Express, Modern Ghana, Nigeria Films, Nigerians Report, TALK OF THE TOWN, Supple Magazine and scores of other news and information media channels in electronic, print and internet are all supporting Eko International Film Festival, Nigeria's leading international film festival.

The 3rd Eko International Film Festival heralding the maiden Nollywood Divas Awards opens on Monday November 5, 2012, at the prestigious Silverbird Galleria with red carpet from 5 pm in the atrium on the ground floor and followed by the opening film Operation Libertad of Swiss director Nicolas Wadimoff. A crime thriller chronicling the botched kidnapping exploits of a militant faction in Zurich in 1978 as the members of a small revolutionary group break into a Swiss bank near Zurich. They film the entirety of the action so as to prove the collusion between the Helvetic financial system and dictators. Thirty years later, the tapes of the Operation Libertad resurface...

The 6 day film festival screening films from host country Nigeria, US, UK, Spain, Switzerland, France, Germany, Argentina, Hait and Mozambique will end next Saturday November 10, 2012 with the red carpet closing gala awards night to announce the first Nollywood Diva of the Year.
The ticket is N2, 000 per person per day.
See for more details.

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