Nigeria

  • Animation short
    8 minutes / 2017
    Director: Stephen Shima Iosun
    Country: Nigeria
    A timid boy develops a crush on a girl he runs into at a bus stop. Will he summon the courage to talk to her, or will he let the opportunity pass him by?

  • Documentary short
    38 minutes / 2017
    Director: Ujuaku Akukwe
    Country: Nigeria
    Afia Attack (trading behind enemy lines). This indigenous trade was a catalyst for survival during the Nigeria-Biafra Civil War. A story of lost hopes, pains, betrayals, sufferings, resilience and bravery. The battle for survival that is usually borne silently by women in wartime. 

     

  • Narrative short
    15 minutes / 2017
    Director: Latheleene Bosé
    Country: USA / Nigeria
    A New York writer born of Nigerian parentage living in London deals with the complexities of a bi-cultural identity. 

  • Narrative short
    8 minutes / 2014
    Director: Danielle Iregbu
    Country: Nigeria

    Fireflies poses the ultimate question “what if tomorrow never comes?”. In 8 short minutes, young and talented filmmaker Danielle Iregbu, uses poetry, movement, colors and a haunting soundtrack to transport us into the world of surrealism and the sublime, a world filled with joy and sadness, hope and anguish and ultimately life and death.

  • Animation short
    9 minutes / 2017
    Director: Jibril Mailafia
    Country: Nigeria
    Grouf Poto is a comedy that satirize the situation when its up to one person to break the imperfect chain of imperfection but the odds out weigh the will.

     

  • Narrative Short
    15 minutes / 2017
    Director: OtoObong Ekpenyong
    Country: Nigeria
    When three friends sitting to an evening round of drinks are disrupted, their attempt to catch the spoiler takes an unexpected turn. This docudrama short, set in a rural community in southern Nigeria, depicts a not-so-talked-about reality and draws attention to a practice that perpetuates a certain injustice to humanity.

     

  • Narrative short
    23 minutes / 2016
    Director: Keni Ogunlola
    Country: Nigeria / UK
    THE OGHENEKHAROS, a professional Nigerian couple have abandoned accomplished lives in Nigeria and come to England. They are confident, HIGHLY SKILLED, even ARROGANT. Their hopes are high and their skills are intact. And why not, both boast lofty qualifications in their respective profession. However, as life in the UK slowly unravels, the true worth of their 'top' skills and huge Nigerian portfolio is far from what they had dreamed.

     

  • Narrative feature
    88 minutes / 2016
    Director: Sunkanmi Adebayo
    Country: Nigeria / UK
    Lost in London is the hilarious tale of Okon and Bona, young students who get selected for an exchange program in London. They attempt to earn some pounds before returning to Nigeria and experience culture shock and all sorts of trouble. But Okon and Bona are made of sterner stuff and every step of the way prove that the Nigerian spirit cannot be broken.

     

  • Narrative short
    17 minutes / 2016
    Director: Udoka Oyeka
    Country: Nigeria
    A gruesome Boko Haram terrorist attack has destroyed the bank, the police station and the market of a small town in Northern Nigeria. In charge of the overcrowded ER of a rundown hospital, DR. GBENGA and his staff are doing all they can to help the victims, when a young man suspected to be one of the terrorists is brought in. The town’s Chief of Police demands immediate jungle justice but GBENGA must keep everyone’s values in check especially his own.

     

  • Documentary short
    30 minutes / 2016
    Director: Oluwaseun Babalola
    Country: Nigeria
    ṢOJU explores identity and entrepreneurship in Africa's diverse youth culture. Surfers, metal heads, and filmmakers tell us what it's like to live in Sierra Leone, Botswana and Nigeria.

  • Narrative short
    7 minutes / 2016
    Director: Chiemela M. Peter
    Country: Nigeria
    Spending so much time in the society can never build a home but rather create family conflict.

     

  • Animation short
    19 minutes / 2017
    Director: Adebimpe Adebambo
    Country: Nigeria
    The beautiful and peaceful kingdom of Apata is threatened by the circumstances of the birth of princess Tejumade—a gift to the royal family through the magical powers of the great Iroko tree and its emissary; Baba Ogbon. She must journey to the dreaded forest to obtain the last gold leaf from the great Iroko tree otherwise, Apata will be destroyed forever. Ika, the evil water spirit stands between her and the safety of her kingdom.

  • Narrative feature
    110 minutes / 2016
    Director: Ubaka Joseph Ugochukwu
    Country: Nigeria
    Sold to slavery by his uncle Amadi after confronting him over the mysterious death of his father Dike. In fulfilment of his divine destiny, Obidike returns from the slave camp with the stolen sacred mask to become the village Chief Priest among Umuaka village kinsmen.

  • Narrative short
    20 minutes / 2017
    Director: Omowuni Taiwo
    Country: Nigeria
    THE REPUBLIC is the story of three childhood friends, DAGBO, GARBA and SKUKI. Their village fell into the hands of an invader and treasure hunter, MAMADUGBA who himself was a victim of circumstance who chose to become a slave master rather than become a slave. Mamadugba seeks to acquire ancient treasures spread across several kingdoms but he must first conquer all the Royal families which are custodians of the split treasure map to obtain a complete useable puzzle map.

     

  • Animation short
    2 minutes / 2017
    Director: Brian Olaolu Wilson
    Country: Nigeria
    Two girls meet at the village tap and big trouble ensues.