Nollywood Actress and a voting member of Oscars Award Omotola was not impressed that African movies did not make the 2019 Oscars nomination. She was reacting to the final nomination list that was just released.
She said: “The Nominations are out. So glad most of the movies I nominated made it. Next is voting to determine the winner. I wasn’t so exited No African movie made it. Someday soon we will be doing this for Africans.
Omotola who has been accredited into the voting membership of Oscars Awards in 2018 made the comments in her Instagram post regarding the forthcoming Award in February.
She is however happy her nominations were also included in the final list even though African movies could not make it.
“So glad most of the movies I nominated made it,” she said.
“Wasn’t so excited no African movie made it!”
She’s however optimistic that the coming years will feature African movies in the nominations and the Awards.
“Someday soon we will be doing this for Africans,”