The Film Entitled “One Night In Vegas” is poised to raise the bar of quality in
the African movie genre known as Nollywood. The film has been widely publicised? in news outlets and publications like THE
WASHINGTON POST,?THE VOICE OF AMERICA,?CCTV,?CHANNEL 9 NEWS?and many other affiliates as
a landmark film setting a new standard of excellence.?Nollywood, the?3rd largest film Producer?in
the world, is an emerging and trending?avenue from the African diaspora offering a new fresh vision
of cinema much like Bollywood. Films Like One Night In Vegas offer a higher production value, more
universally appealing quality and seek to tap into the global market, thus opening a wider door of opportunity for this
$800?million dollar?a year business that is still widely unknown throughout the Western world.
The film plays this November at the?UNITED NATIONS (UN)?in NYC and?EL FESTIVAL DE CINE GLOBAL
DOMINICANO?in Santo Domingo on?NOVEMBER 15th 2013?rrspectibely?before its official release in Ghanaian and Nigerian Theaters in early 2014.?Koby Maxwell, a Ghanaian music and film producer teamed up with Nigerian?Born director?John Uche?and American Born?Cinematographer?Black Magic Tim, to produce the film.
The Cast include Jimmy Jean Louis?from NBC’s “Heroes” and CW’s “Arrow”,? Miss Universe 2010;?Sarodj
Bertin, African King of Comedy?Michael Blackson, Nollwood’s Premiere Actress?Yvonne Nelson anf actors John
Dumelo?and?Van Vicker. The film itself, as well as?Nollywood?as a whole, create very Tyler Perry type
situations opening new doors for Black Hollywood. The success of the film could usher in a new era
of Independent Films as Nollywood seeks a more strategic alliance and partnership with global distribution networks as they begin to produce more Hollywood-like quality films.
The story of the movie focuses on a couple who try to better their relationship with a trip to Las Vegas, but contrary to the popular saying, what happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas.