Veteran Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, has been chosen as an ambassadorial of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2020.
The Nollywood seasoned actress and producer joined the list of 50 celebrated filmmakers and actors who are invited as ambassadors of the TIFF.
A month ago, The Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Sciences, released its list of new members, with 819 invitees, including Genevieve Nnaji.
The invitees include Priyanka Chopra, Tatiana Maslany, and Shamier Anderson, American actors Brie Larson, Kasi Lemmons, Zachary Quinto and Olivia Wilde; Israeli-American actor Natalie Portman; British actor Carey Mulligan; French actor Julie Delpy; Italian actor Isabella Rossellini, Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal; and Chinese actor Donnie Yen.
According to the festival, many of the ambassadors will engage with audiences through interactive digital experiences and events.
The esteemed film festival will be opting for digital screenings and virtual red carpets in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The festival is scheduled to kick off from September 10 to September 19, 2020.