The National Film and Video Censors Board has cleared the air on a report creating the rounds, claiming the board has founded 3 panels to analyse and classify a transgender film titled, ‘Bobrisky in Love’.
The Executive Director of NFVCB, Adebayo Thomas, same this on Thursday.
He said, “I am not awake to any film titled Bobrisky presently being analysed and classified by the board. Such a movie can’t even build it (from) our workplace as a result of it’s against the Nigerian laws.
“And if the film eventually is being sold within the open markets it might be thought of black-market as a result of we’ve got not classified or approved it. the problem has nothing to try to to with the individual, Bobrisky, however the contents of the film, and also the Nigerian law doesn’t allow the promotion of homosexual acts of any sorts even within the media.”
Mr Thomas, noted that African nation has laws that command sexual activity and so work of arts that trade can not be supported by the govt.
Popular Nigerian cross dresser, Idris Okunneye popularly known as Bobrisky, plays the lead role within the film.
In the moving picture, Bobrisky (Cherry B) portrays a transgender woman who travels out of the country as a person and returns to the village as a girl to the chagrin of his bride-to-be and relatives.
In the sound recording of the moving picture, members of the general public are inspired to simply accept Cherry B as a transgender.
The mortal asterisked aboard established actresses, Queen Nwokoye and Anita Joseph within the moving picture directed by Ken Steve Anuka and created by Basil Nneji.
The NFVCB is that the restrictive body founded by Act No.85 of 1993 to manage films and video trade in African nation.
The board is authorized by law to classify all films and videos whether or not foreign or created domestically.
It is additionally the duty of the board to register all films and video shops across the country and to stay a register of such registered outlets among different functions.
The movie, that was discharged some weeks agone already has over five hundred,000 views on YouTube and has garnered thousands of comments.
Popular comic actor, Charles Awurum, had earlier lampooned Nollywood producers for casting the favored mortal in movies.
This is not the primary time the polemical character would be featured in an exceedingly Nigerian moving picture.
He pictured a mortal in an exceedingly 2015 Yoruba moving picture titled ‘Ojuloge Obirin’.