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'A monumental loss to Nigeria's film industry,' director Biyi Bandele passes away at 54

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Biyi Bandele, 54, was a prolific author, playwright and filmmaker. His work includes the adaptation of famed Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Half of a Yellow Sun. Bandele also co-directed the Netflix hit Blood Sisters.
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Prominent Nigerian filmmaker Biyi Bandele passes away at 54

Acclaimed novelist and filmmaker Biyi Bandele has died aged 54, his family announced in a Facebook post late Monday.

2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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'A monumental loss to Nigeria's film industry,' director Biyi Bandele passes away at 54

By Stephanie Busari, CNNAcclaimed novelist and filmmaker Biyi Bandele has died, his family announced in a Facebook post late Monday.Bandele, 54, was a prolific author, playwright and filmmaker whose work includes the adaptation of famed Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton.His death was announced in a statement signed by his daughter Temi Bandele.She wrote, “I am heartbroken…

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'A monumental loss to Nigeria's film industry,' director Biyi Bandele passes away at 54

By Stephanie Busari, CNNAcclaimed novelist and filmmaker Biyi Bandele has died, his family announced in a Facebook post late Monday.Bandele, 54, was a prolific author, playwright and filmmaker whose work includes the adaptation of famed Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton.His death was announced in a statement signed by his daughter Temi Bandele.She wrote, “I am heartbroken…

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‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’ Director Biyi Bandele Passes Away

Biyi Bandele, the director of the famed movie adaptation “Half of a Yellow Sun,” reportedly passed away at age 54. His death was announced in a statement signed by his daughter Temi Bandele. The statement reads, “I am heartbroken to share the sudden and unexpected death on Sunday 7th of August in Lagos of my […]

2 months ago·Nigeria
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Nigerian director of 'Blood Sisters' Biyi Bandele dies at 54

His daughter, Temi Bandele announced his passing late Monday 8th August, saying, "I am heartbroken to share the sudden and unexpected death on Sunday 7th of August in Lagos of my father Biyi Bandele.

2 months ago·Pointe- Noire, Congo
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Biyi Bandele, Groundbreaking Nigerian Director of ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’, Dies at 54

The prolific author, playwright and filmmaker was preparing to premiere his new feature, 'The King's Horseman,' at the Toronto Film Festival next month.

2 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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