Nigerian filmmaker, writer and teacher, Onyeka Nwelue, has been appointed a member of the Jury for the 2015 Woodpecker International Film Festival in India. alongside famous actor, Avjit Dutt, who has appeared in Mira Nair’s Kamasutra and Fire.
In an email from the Festival Director, Narender Yadav to Mr. Nwelue, he says;
“I am really thankful to you for kindly accepting the request to be the member of the Festival Jury for 2015 Woodpecker International Film Festival. Your rich and diverse experience in multifaceted cinematic endeavours will add a great value and credibility to the entire selection process.”
Mr. Nwelue is award-winning author of The Abyssinian Boy, a novel about a Nigerian woman married to an Indian man, which is set majorly in India, where he lived.