Kester Nsirim’s “Koko:The Box TV” Gets AMAA Nomination for Best Comedy

Kester Nsirim’s  movie “KOKO: The BOX TV” gets nominated for the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) in the TONY ELUMELU AMAA 2018 AWARD FOR BEST COMEDY category. The movie was nominated alongside Sidechic Gang (Ghana), Banana Island Ghost (Nigeria) and The Adventures Of Supermama (South Africa). The winner(s) will be announced on the 22nd of September, 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda at the Africa Movie Academy Awards 2018 awards event.

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Movie Poster

The movie featured Nollywood stars Frank Donga (Koko) , Bimbo Akintola (corporal Jane), Leonard Frederick (DPO), Ovunda Ihunwo (Agbongiro) and many more.

The Story-line

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A scene in the movie
A box TV became the center of  controversy in a small community in Woji, Port Harcourt. Koko had purchased it for his wife’s bar to attract customers who want to drink while watching the next football match. Little did Koko know that TV had mysteries that would almost take his life.
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Nsirim behind the screen
That is a glimpse of the storyline of the movie written and directed by Kester Nsirim. Nsirim has written, directed and produced for television and new media. Nsirim started his film career with short films and has made a total of seven shorts between 2006 and 2011 of which includes BONNIE, THE INQUEST and DESTINATION RIVERS. IMPACT FILE and THE LEGEND OF RIVER ETHIOPE are Nsirim’s prominent documentary titles. After a fine tutelage and amazing encounter with Hollywood filmmaker, Julie Dash and actor/director Giancarlo Esposito, Kester Nsirim made the leap at his first full length feature with the 2012 movie THE LOST NUMBER which premiered at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles and became a triple award winner at the WMIFF in Washington DC. Nsirim continued his journey with another film, THE AGGREGATOR, and other efforts in the world of tourism and music videos.
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Frank Donga getting a make over on set

Produced in association with REPORTS AFRIQUE and PULSE NIGERIA, KOKO: THE BOX TV puts the writer and producer on the pedestal of Africa’s greatest filmmakers. His thoughts and story-line in the movie is captivating and competes with Hollywood’s suspense comedy thrillers.

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A scene in the movie

 

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