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Nigerians React As Lionheart Is Disqualified From Oscars



Reactions Trail Lionheart’s Rejection For Oscars

A mix of different reactions have greeted the news that the movie submitted to represent Nigeria and Nollywood at the 2020 Oscars has been rejected by the Academy.

The ‘Lionheart’ movie by Genevieve Nnaji was picked to represent Nigeria in the Best International Feature Film category.

Naija News reports the movie was rejected because it violates an Academy rule that entries in the category must have “a predominantly non-English dialogue track.”

The news of the disqualification has generated several reactions from the micro-blogging site, Twitter. Here are some of the reactions: