Prime Video Rolls Out The Red Carpet For NYC ‘GANGS OF LAGOS’ Screening

Thursday night, Prime Video transported Lagos to NYC for their first African Original movie, GANGS OF LAGOS. The exclusive event + screening was held at the swanky Bryant Park Hotel complete with an African trio of musicians that greeted each guest upon arrival. The fun-filled evening included tunes by DJ Buka, Nigerian cuisine such as ‘Suya,’ and ‘Jollof’ by Accra Restaurant in Harlem. and a moderated conversation with the film stars Tobi Bakre, Adesua Etomi-Wellington and Chioma Chukwuka, with comedian/actor Dulo.

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Handcrafted cocktails and a 3-course menu served as the prelude to the jaw-dropping film. From beginning to end, guests were on the edge of their seats. The Nigerian action-crime thriller follows the lives of three young friends – Obalola (Tobi  Bakre), Gift (Adesua Etomi-Wellington), and Ify (Chike) – as they navigate destiny, growing up on the bustling streets and neighbourhood of Isale Eko, Lagos. Following the screening, a Q&A revealed several moments from the film’s stars. The night ended with more tunes and the dessert course fit for a king or queen.

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In addition to talent, additional notable attendees included: actress Zephani Idoko, Miss Ghana – Gifty Boake, VP of Entertainment Twitter – TJ Adeshola, Sony Music – Tunde Ogundipe and more!


The film is directed and produced by Jáde Osiberu— GANGS OF LAGOS is the thriller you don’t want to miss!

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Watch the trailer below.

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GANGS OF LAGOS is available now worldwide on Prime Video! 

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