Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen is a Actor, Director and Producer born on 20 june 1971
Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen
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Birth 20 june 1971 (51 years)
Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen is a Nigerian film director, screenwriter and film producer best known as one of the founding figures of Nollywood Cinema.
In 2008 a Canadian documentary Nollywood Babylon co-directed by Ben Addelman and Samir Mallal, and produced by AM Pictures and the National Film Board of Canada in association with the Documentary Channel followed Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen while he was shooting his 157th film Bent Arrows.
The documentary played in the Official Competition at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2009. Bent Arrows was released into the Nigerian home market in 2010.
His films feature unexplored aspects of the African experience including tribalism, witchcraft, crime, poverty, religion, and folk beliefs.
Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen has worked in the film industry since 1999 mainly as a film director and producer. He currently lives in Lagos.
Imasuen has plans to commence filming an epic movie titled Nogbaisi Ovonramwen in 2013. It will be about the last Oba of Benin.