Win Exclusive Tickets to see Lara and the Beat at BUFF Opening Night Gala

Alt A has teamed up with BUFF to offer our readers 2 pairs of tickets to their Opening Night Gala on 1st September.

The Film: Lara and the Beat (Dir: Tosin Coker)

Seyi Shay and Somkele Iyamah star as the young and beautiful Giwa sisters who are caught in the centre of a financial scandal with their late parents’ media empire. Consequently, they are forced out of their privileged bubble and must learn to build their own future – through music and enterprise – to salvage their family’s legacy. Also starring Vector (the Viper), Chinedu Ikedieze, Toni Tones & Wale Ojo.

This film has been nominated for best feature at the 2019 BUFF Awards on Saturday 7 September.


The British Urban Film Festival (BUFF) was formed in July 2005 to showcase urban independent cinema in the absence of any such state-sponsored activity in the UK. The festival is supported by filmmakers and British actors, the organisation was set up by Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe and established as BUFF Enterprises Ltd. The details: Met Film School, Ealing Green. 7.00 – 10.00pm:

Runtime: 137mins + Q&A

Ticket Price: £15. This event is subject to change. Rated 15.

Ticket comes with 1 FREE meal of jollof rice & meat (courtesy of Asorock, Dalston) & a Red Stripe beer,

To win: Answer the following question: What is the first name of the actor who stars in Lara and the Beat: his last name is Ojo.  All correct answer must be sent by 29th of August to editor @ alt – africa (dot) com.  Winners will be notified by email only we do NOT except social media entry.

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