Heroes and Zeroes is a 2012 Nigerian drama film written and directed by Niji Akanni; it stars Nadia Buari, Bimbo Manuel and Olu Jacobs. It premiered on August 31, 2012 at Silverbird Galleria, Lagos. It was nominated in 6 categories at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards, winning awards for Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Editing.
The film tells a story about the relationship between a 45 yr old married film director, Amos (Bimbo Manuel) and a film actress, Tonia (Nadia Buari). Amos, who is having troubles in his marriage seeks to be an international soccer star in the nearest future. His wife, Tinuke (Tina Mba) works in a financial institution and is having difficulty coping with the death of her only child. Amos is opportuned to be a part of a major big budget film to revive his career. He eventually uses it re-establish himself in the film industry. He is greatly obsessed by Tonia and begins extra-marital affairs with her to the detriment of his wife.
It was premiered in Lagos on August 31, 2012. The American premiere was held shortly afterwards. The film was released in theaters nationwide on September 7, 2012. In 2013, it premiered in the UK on March 15 at Odeon Cinema.