Bolanle Austen-Peters Celebrates Her Birthday With New Movie

The Movie Will Address Human Topics

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Bolanle Austen- Peters clocked 52 yesterday, and she revealed her celebration plans. She is the founder of Terra Kulture: a Nigerian Arts and Culture Centre, and the CEO of BAP Productions- a Theatre and Movie Production Company, located in Lagos.
She is a film and theatre director who started as a lawyer in her father’s law firm. She moved to work with the United Nations in Switzerland, to Ethiopia and then Namibia, but came back to Nigeria to start Terra Kulture in 2003.


On her page, Bolanle shared interesting details about the forthcoming film Palava. It is a thought-provoking drama which will address issues like family, corruption, conflict and love. The movie will feature performances from Bamike Olawumi-Adenibuyan, Kelechi Udegbe, Daniel Etim-Effiong, Chioma Akpotha, Zainab Balogun, Ade Laoye, Kenneth Okolie, Bimbo Manuel, Tobi Odunsi, Gregory Ojefua and Vandora Vanessa.

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Bolanle shared the news as a caption beneath her video post which was a BTS from her birthday photoshoot:

52 today! Thankful and grateful to ALL the people who have been a part of my imperfect journey. From Lawyer with the United Nations @ the Palais des Nation in Geneva living the glam lifestyle; to UNHCR in Addis Ababa working with the displaced/refugees giving me grounding and teaching me compassion; to Namibia working on development programmes and alleviating poverty; to Law firms teaching me to defend the defenceless and finally to Terra Kulture discovering my soul and meeting the soul of Nigerians and teaching me "TO LOVE". My Terrakulture team. You are the best and all those who passed through us and are passing through us and will pass through us, thank you for teaching me to identify and respect talent. I cherish every memory. As I continue this path with the release of another movie "Palava", I am thankful for the gift of creativity bestowed upon me by God Almighty.
 
 Palava is a thought-provoking drama addressing topical issues such as family conflict, corrupt agents and love. Will keep you posted. With amazing performances from @bammybestowed @kelechiudegbe@etimeffiong @chiomakpotha @zainab Balogun @ kennethokolie @manuelbimbo @adelaoye@odunsitobi @gregoryojefua@vandora.Vanessa...
 
 So today, I am celebrating doing what I love best. DANCE! A big thank you to those who put this BTS together from my photoshoot, last year…
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Palava will be added to Bolanle’s list of movies which she has directed or produced. The others are 93 days produced in 2016, and The Bling Lagosians produced in 2019.

Known as the Queen of Theatre, Bolanle has produced Saro The Musical, Wakaa The Musical, Moremi, Fela and The Kalakuta Queens, Olurombi The Musical, The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives.

Terra Kulture is the first privately-owned multipurpose theatre in Nigeria. It has hosted some of the best theatre shows in Nigeria since its inception. It also boasts of a Nigerian restaurant and a bookstore.

Terra Kulture has organized art exhibitions, plays, movie screenings, and high-profile meetings. It was the venue for the anniversary of Nigeria’s foremost Television series: The Village Headmaster.

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It also hosted the screening of Nigeria’s representation at the 93rd Academy Awards: The Milkmaid, written and produced by Desmond Obviagele. It is a tourist destination in Lagos.

Bolanle takes no prisoners in her productions; movie lovers would be excited to see another story to enjoy.

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