‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ to Premiere on Vimeo On Demand (Video)
Vimeo announced the internet debut of “Half of a Yellow Sun,” the acclaimed drama that’s currently in theaters spanning over 40 cities. Based on the Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie novel of that name, the film’s US Vimeo On Demand premiere is set for Sunday, June 29.
Directed by Biyi Bandele, “Half of a Yellow Sun” stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, and Anika Noni Rose. The plot follows a pair of twins from a well-off Nigerian family as they navigate romance and a civil war.
Vimeo partnered with Monterey Media to showcase the film online.
“‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ is a beautiful, touching story which has deeply engaged fans of film and history,” Same Toles, the vice president of content acquisition and business development at Vimeo said. “We are thrilled to partner with Monterey Media as a digital launch platform for this important film.”
Running just under two hours, “Half of a Yellow Sun” will be available for rent for $3.99 on Vimeo On Demand, costing $12.99 for purchase in the US. You can watch the trailer below.