itel mobile has further demonstrated itself as a brand for Nigerians by associating with the Nigerian movie industry, popularly referred to as Nollywood.
itel mobile announced its support by sponsoring the premiere of Nollywood’s new Blockbuster, A STAR IN HEAVEN starring Jim Iyke, Belinda Effah, Tatem Spearman and Deborah West. Speaking on the sponsorship, The Marketing Communications Manager, itel mobile Nigeria, Mr. Oke Umurhohwo said that itel is delighted to be the sponsor of a movie that promotes culture and tourism through entertainment. "itel mobile believes in engaging in Corporate Social initiatives that can promote the growth and development of the movie industry in the country as a way of enhancing local content, and engaging in activities such as this premiere is one of such ways”.
A Star in Heaven is about an African immigrant; Kayode (Jim Iyke) who was caught in a web of blackmail, intellectual theft and immigration fears, but things took a new turn when he crosses paths with a mysterious angel (Deborah Taribo-West) sent to put him on the path to redemption. The movie which is set to premiere at the Silverbird Cinemas, Ikeja on the 25th of May 2017; was shot in the city of Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America by OGPlus Films and directed by Afe Olumowe. Expected at the Red Carpet of A Star in Heaven premiere are former Super Eagles defender turned pastor, Taribo West, Jim Iyke, Belinda Effah, Deborah Taribo-West, Ebube Nwagbo and some other A list actors in Nollywood. itel mobile will be giving out phones and other gift items at the movie premiere.