Izu Ojukwu’s new movie, “Amina,”, has broken a record. Netflix record.
The film, which was released only on streaming platforms was the very first Nigerian film to appear on the list of the world’s top ten films.
In confirming the feat, director Izu Ojukwu shared a video of Netflix Director of Content for Africa, Ben Amadasun making the announcement during the press conference.
“Netflix confirms that ‘Amina’ has become the first Nigerian film to hit the Top Ten list globally on its platform,” Ojukwu wrote on Instagram.
“This stunning record-setting accomplishment was made possible by the sacrifices of both cast and crew, whom one can never thank enough”.
Starring Lucy Ameh in the lead role as Amina, the film explores the rise to power of the 16th century warrior and queen.
The film which is co-produced by ‘Living In Bondage’ producer, Okey Ogunjiofor also stars Clarion Chukwurah and Ali Nuhu.