Nollywood filmmakers have saddled themselves with the responsibility of makings movies that portray real-life scenarios, which has birthed a handful of Christmas-themed movies.
The festive season is here, and December is considered a month to relax and enjoy the ending of the year while settling into some comfortable clothes, and of course, watching some corny and wholesome festive Nollywood movies and series.
In the spirit of the Christmas festivities, the Film Conversation has curated five Nollywood movies you should this Christmas weekend.
1. A Naija Christmas
A Naija Christmas is a 2021 Nigerian Christmas film directed by Kunle Afolayan and starring Abayomi Alvin, Kunle Remi, Efa Iwara and Rachel Oniga.
Determined to fulfil their mother’s one wish, the three men scramble to find wives they can bring home by Christmas. Meanwhile, their mum sets out to plan the most beautiful Christmas celebration ever.
A Naija Christmas is showing on Netflix.
2. Christmas in Miami
Christmas in Miami is a Nigerian comedy film released produced by Ayo Makun (AY) and directed by Robert Peters.
Christmas in Miami is the fourth instalment of the AKPOS Nollywood film series created by Nigerian comedian Ayo Makun. This time Akpos jets off with his family to the exotic city of Miami to represent Nigeria at the Intercontinental Christmas Fiesta, which brings 6 families from 6 very diverse nations across 5 continents, to spend the week leading up to Christmas together, on an exotic island in Miami, USA.
Christmas In Miami is now streaming on Prime Video.
3. My Best Christmas
A widow and her two children take a trip to the village for the Christmas festivities, only to have their happy holiday ruined by their wicked uncle.
My Best Christmas is a 2021 movie with a 1 hour 57mins running time and is streaming on Showmax.
4. A Christmas Getaway
A Christmas Getaway is written by Adeayo Sangowawa, directed by Kingsley Onyema and produced by Uduak Isong.
A Christmas Getaway Stars Daniel Etim-Effiong and Shine Rosman and it’s now showing on Uduak Isong’s TV on Youtube.
5. Oh No! Santa
While the kids get ready for an eventful Christmas season like the previous years, the parents face a home-wrecking challenge in their marriage and though they are on the verge of getting a divorce, they try not to ruin Christmas for their Kids but it doesn’t get easier by the day.
Directed by Richard Omos Iboyi and produced by Chikezie Ezeoke, Oh No! Santa is now showing on Zoke TV on YouTube.