8/16 Indie Movie News

By Jordan August 16, 2016

Christian Bale’s ‘The Promise’ To Debut at Toronto Film Festival

“The Promise” was just included in the Toronto International Film Festival lineup under the Galas section where it will be making its world premiere.

The film is directed by Terry George and stars Oscar Isaac as the lead alongside Christian Bale. 

“The Promise” follows Michael (Isaac), an Armenian apothecary who studies in Constantinople during the Armenian genocide. The story unfolds when Michael falls in love with Ana, who is already in relationship with Bale’s character. The two men vie for her love. 

The Toronto Film festival is from Sept. 8 to Sept. 18.

Nigerian Film “Green White Green” To Premiere at Toronto Film Festival

The Toronto Film festival announced the premiere of “Green White Green,” a film inspired by Nigerian history.

The film is part of the festival’s City to City program which showcases filmmakers who live and work in a specifically selected city—this year the spotlight is on Lagos, Nigeria.

“Hundreds of films are made every year in Lagos for a voracious audience around the world. Our City to City spotlight brings some of Nollywood’s most popular filmmakers together with new voices who are introducing an alternative, indie spirit to Nigerian cinema,” said Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival.

“Green White Green” is directed by Abba T. Makama. 

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