NOT AGAIN! Tears Flow As Nollywood Filmmaker Loses Dad, Mourns Gravely (Photos)

Tears flows in the movie industry as Nollywood filmmaker/producer, Emem Isong has lost her father to the cold hands of death.The mother of three took to her social media handle this afternoon to announce the demise of her dad.

Nollywood filmmaker, Emem Isong loses her dad

According to Lindaikejiblog, She wrote: ‘One is never prepared for the death of a parent. Even when they’re ill, no matter how one has braced up for the eventuality of their passing, the grief still hits hard. And so I am left grieving, with the weight of this loss resting on my already broken heart.

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But in all things, we will continue to thank God for a life well spent and fulfilled. You have ran your race, Jesus has taken you back home to rest. In the end, God’s will always prevails. Adieu Papa, we will definitely meet again on the resurrection day. Your Adiagha.’

 

Emem Isong is a Nigerian screenwriter, film producer, and director. She has become known primarily for films in the English language, and is a dominant figure in that industry. Her second directed feature, Code of Silence, which deals with rape in Nigeria, was released in 2015.

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Emem Isong’s career in filmmaking began in 1994 when she wrote the script and co-produced the movie Jezebel. Her very first solo production was for the movie Breaking Point .

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She then went on to work with Remmy Jez for eight years as a producer on his movies. This relationship lasted till 2008 when she decided to end their working relationship. It was at this time that she co-produced the movie Reloaded. 

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She has written or produced for films such as ReloadedBreaking PointShe Devil, A Minute To MidnightPlay BoyPrivate SinMaster StrokeRumoursShattered Illusion, and Promise Me Forever and Emotional Crack (2003) (screenplay), the latter of which was screened at the African Film Festival in New York City.

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 She has also become known primarily for Yoruba language pictures and is a dominant figure in that industry.

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The movies Emem Isong has been involved in are also noteworthy for being the launching grounds for various Nollywood talents including Stephanie Okereke, Dakore Egbuson among others.

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