By Damilola Fatunmise
Canada-based Nigerian nurse, Vivian Williams, has turned a filmmaker. Her maiden movie, Unveil, will hit the cinemas across the nation on Friday May 12. In this interview, she talks about the film and the message she’s spreading with it.
Tell us briefly about yourself
My name is Vivian Williams. I’m the producer of ‘Unveil’ directed by Robert Peters. Unveil will becoming to the cinemas on Friday May 12, 2017.
Before you came into movies what were you doing?
I was working in the medical field. I’m a registered nurse in Canada.
Is this your first movie production?
Yes. ‘Unveil’ is a dramatic movie, it’s about an ambitious little girl, who desires to make it big in life. She went to the United States, got married and then returned home. In fact, it’s a true-life story of a close friend.
What role did you play in the movie?
I played the lead role. Actually, this is the first time I would be acting on a big screen. I have been acting in my church and school, I have been writing scripts but this is the first major project I will be doing.
What message are you passing across with ‘Unveil’?
It’s a movie that touches lives, love and families. And it unveils some secrets about a whole lot.
How would you describe love?
Love is very emotional. It can break you down to pieces depending on how you are able to manage disappointments.
So, what’s your opinion about Nollywood?
Nollywood has come a long way. A lot of people had suffered to bring Nollywood to this level, and it is still moving.