Adapted from the acclaimed 2006 novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s (pictured below) ‘Half of A Yellow Sun’ was directed and writted for the screen byBiyi Bandele.  (Watch Bandele discuss the film here: CNN African Voices: Biyi Bandele)


The film, set in the 1960s republic of Nigeria during the Nigerian-Biafran civil war,  features a stellar cast which includes Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Anika Noni Rose and will debut across the globe in the Spring/ Summer of 2014.