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Genevieve Nnaji gets Academy membership ahead of the Oscars

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, has been selected as a member of the 2020 Class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

A statement by the Academy noted that invitations were extended to a total of 819 artistes and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.

According to the Academy, the 2020 class comprises 45% women, 36% underrepresented ethnic/racial communities, and 49% international from 68 countries, as part of its goal to double the number of women and underrepresented ethnic/racial communities.

It also noted that if the 819 members accept the invites, agent members of the 2020 class will be allowed voting privileges at the upcoming Oscars.

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