“People Want To Take Photos With You, But Won’t Go To The Cinema To See Your Movie” – Omoni Oboli

“People Want To Take Photos With You, But Won’t Go To The Cinema To See Your Movie” – Omoni Oboli

Nigerian Actress and Producer, Omoni Oboli, has taken to social media to share her thoughts on those who want to take photos with her but would not go to the cinema to see her movies.

The 39-year-old trained digital filmmaker who has reportedly grossed about N161m from Okafor’s Law and Wives On Strike, revealed that there are some movies made for Nigerian cinema and there are home video movies.

She wrote:

Some people really don’t know how to talk or they just feel like they don’t care. Sometimes, people say stuff like ‘I don’t watch Nollywood films.’ ‘Why should I pay to see your film?’ ‘How can I come to the cinema to watch home video?’
I’m like ‘it’s not home video, there’s a difference.’ There are some made for cinema Nigerian movies and there are home video movies. So, if you’re watching it in the cinema, it’s a made for cinema Nigerian film.
It’s quite difficult convincing some people. Some people have their minds made up, there’s nothing you’re going to say to them. They won’t watch your movie. Some of those people, after not watching your film, will want to take a picture with you.


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