Rita Dominic meets Obasanjo

Star Nollywood actress, Rita Dominic is on to another movie project.

The actress who has featured in over 100 Nollywood movies, stars on the yet to be released movie ’76 will be taking part in the exclusive premiere of the historic Nigerian movie ’76 at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival.

As part of her itinerary, the star will take part in movie premieres and special appearances.

The movie which was specially screened by former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo recently, is a story inspired by true events of 1976, six years after the civil war in Nigeria. Rita Dominic portrays the part of a heavily pregnant woman whose life crumbles when the news of her husband’s involvement in a botched military coup hits the headlines.

The movie also stars Ramsey Nouah and Chidi Mokeme in the gripping drama set against the backdrop of the attempted 1976 military coup against the government of General Murtala Mohammed. ’76 is directed by Izu Ojukwu and produced by Adonijah Owiriwa and Prince Tonye Princewill.

Former president Obasanjo commended the movie’s perspective on soldiers saying “The point is that soldiers are human beings, they’re not wood or stone”.

He further lauded  the cast and crew of ’76 on making a movie about that period in Nigeria’s history.