Kelani’s MA’AMI, Premieres to a global audience Wednesday

Coming Wednesday, May 29th 2013, MA’AMI, the highly successful movie from the stable of Tunde Kelani’s Mainframe Film and Television Productions will premiere exclusively online on

Promoters of the movie say, over the last few months, the film has gathered accolades at cinema screenings and festivals spurring them to now make a wider public offer to the public all over the world to watch it online.

At the cinemas, promoters insist that box office receipts have been strong along with positive word-of-mouth reports, and they predict that numbers are set to keep reaching new heights as it makes it’s worldwide online debut at

MA’AMi stars Funke Akindele, Wole Ojo and Tamilore Kuboye alongside new talent Ayomide Abatti with special guest appearances by Yinka Davies, Kayode Balogun, Fatai Rolling Dollar, and Biodun Kupoluyi.

The Synopsis:

Single parent, MAAMi, and her young son are desperately poor. Gifted with a living heart, enterprising spirit and brave soul, she is the centre of her son’s world, until he longs for the father he has never known – a man with a terrible secret.

Set over a two-day period, leading to the 2010 World Cup, MA’AMi is an inspiring story of a poor, conscientious single parent’s struggles to raise her only child, Kashimawo who eventually, rises to intrnational stardom in an English football club, Arsenal, and becomes a national hero.

Adapted by Tunde Babalola, from Femi Osofisan’s novel of the same name, this film about love, perseverance and fate unfolds through Kashimawo’s reminiscences of his hardscrabble childhood in the southern Nigerian town, Abeokuta.

KelaniThe video promo for the movie can be accessed via:

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