Amaka’s Kin: The Women of Nollywood (2016)

Nov 19, 2016 | Documentary, History, Short Film

Director: Tope Oshin

Writer(s): Tope Oshin

Starring: Lowladee Omolola Adeleke, Michelle Bello, Ema Edosio, Blessing Effiom Egbe, Pat Oghre Imohbio, Stephanie Linus, Omoni Oboli, Mildred Okwo, Tope Oshin, Jadesola Osiberu, Adeola Osunkojo, Belinda Yanga

Synopsis: Dedicated to the memory of the late Nigerian amazon filmmaker, Amaka Igwe (1963-2014), Amaka’s Kin chronicles the journey and challenges of female directors working within the Nigerian Motion Picture Industry popularly known as Nollywood.

Release Date: November 19, 2016 (UK) | Length: 43 min | Genre: History | MPAA Rating: NR

Note: Dedicated to the memory of the late Nigerian amazon filmmaker and TV mogul, Amaka Igwe, who died in April 2014. Premiered at the Beyond Nollywood Film Festival in London.

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