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Wednesday, February 26 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
NXTFilms SHORT PROGRAM 2: AFRICAN DRAMA/DOCUMENTARY

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Womens Film Club and Home Movie Film Club Presents A Bunch of African Short Films

Screenings will followed by and interactive talk-back with members of Women's Film Club and Home Movie Film Club.

Mosquito (2019)
Director: Mimi Koku (Nigeria)
Runtime: 20 mins,
A short experimental and psychological film following 'Sage' - a 17 year old girl struggling with anxiety. As time passes, Sage's worries soon take the form of a sinister presence.

It's Not My Turn To Die (2020)
Director: Aanu Ademuson (Nigeria)
Runtime: 16 mins
A short meditative film about the day in the life of a young melancholic woman named Kelechi. The film is an abstract look on the themes of depression and despair.

Tolu (2018)
Nadine Ibrahim (Nigeria)
Runtime: 12 mins
Tolu tells the story of a young girl that lives with her family in a fishing community on the water in Lagos, Nigeria. In order to prove herself valuable to the community and break the gender stereotype, she embarks on a journey by herself into the sea to try and catch as many fish as possible.

Losing My Religion (2018)
Damilola E. Orimogunje (Nigeria)
Runtime: 15 mins
The film’s plot is based almost entirely on “Losing My Religion“, a short story from Nike Campbell-Fatoki‘s 2016 publication “Bury Me Come Sunday Afternoon“. It tells the story of a young boy who is failed by all the institutions he believes in (i.e. church, family & school).

Rahman (2017)
Seun Opabisi (Nigeria)
Runtime: 9 min, 6 sec
Rahman captures the struggle of a group of kids as they deal with taking care of their family's most prized possession yet.

LOOP COUNT (2019)
Michael Gouken Omonua, Nigeria, 2019, 6 mins, A woman struggles to control the thoughts looping in her head. The film is an ode to Vine & her Loop Counter.

BORN (2016)
Michael Gouken Omonua (Nigeria)
Runtime: 9 mins
A young girl recalls a traumatic time in her past.

No Victors (2020)
Ifeoma Nakuru Chuckwuogo (Nigeria)
Runtime: 6mins
A documentary series uncovering the human stories of the Nigeria-Biafra war.


Wednesday February 26, 2020 3:00pm - 5:00pm WAT
AfricaNXT Filmhouse
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