The premiere of the My Village People movie held on Sunday 6th June 2021. The movie premiered at the Filmhouse Cinemas, Lekki, Lagos with a bevvy of A-list entertainers in attendance. The guest list included Bovi Ugboma, Bisola Aiyeola, Daniel Etim-Effiong, Sharon Ooja, Basketmouth, RMD, Waje, Omawumi, Nengi Adoki, Elozonam, Sophie Alakija, Mimi Onalaja, Lilo Aderoga, Nadine Audifferen and more.
My Village People is a film starring Bovi, Venita Akpofure, Sophie Alakija, Theresa Edem, Oge Amuta, Nkem Owoh, Ada Ameh, Binta Ayo Mogaji, Amaechi Muonagor, Zubby Michael, Akah Nnani, Francis Sule, Mimi Onalaja and a host of others.
It was executively produced by Moses Babatope of Film One Entertainment, Idris Olorunnimbe of the Temple Company and Bovi Ugboma of Kountry Kulture Network. It was directed by Niyi Akinmolayan, written by Bovi Ugboma and produced by Matilda Ogunleye, Winnie Okpapi and Mimidoo (Achineku) Bartels.
My Village People is a comical yet thrilling movie that addresses some of the superstitions about traditions in Nigeria. In the movie starring Bovi as the protagonist, Prince is a free-spirited bachelor who visits his village for his sister’s wedding. Amidst the excitement, he forgets cautionary tales and loses his guard, the circumstances that occur lead to a series of supernatural and unfortunate events including losing his job.
A star-studded film brought about a star-studded event with celebrities dressed to impress to fulfil the premiere’s dress code: Enchanted Black and Mystical Blue.