The Trailer for Tope Oshin’s Documentary “Amaka’s Kin” featuring the Women of Nollywood is OUT!

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A movie made in the memory of Nollywood Legendary Filmmaker Amaka Igwe who died in 2014, “Amaka’s Kin” chronicles the journey and challenges of the very few female Directors working in the Nigerian motion picture industry popularly known as Nollywood.

“AMAKA’S KIN – The Women Of Nollywood” features; Mildred Okwo, Michelle Bello, Stephanie Linus, Omoni Oboli, Blessing Effiom Egbe, Pat Oghre Imobhio, Jadesola Osiberu, Adeola Osunkojo, Dolapo Lowladee Adeleke, Belinda Yanga Agedah, Ema Edosio and Tope Oshin.

According to Tope Oshin the producer, “Referencing and dedicated to the life and art of Nigeria’s most prominent female director, the late Amaka Igwe, (1963-2014), who inspired and encouraged many female directors like myself and others to explore the terrain and conquer the norm, this documentary carries the voices and thoughts of prominent and practicing female directors in Nigeria––and also examines how we as contemporary filmmakers are encouraging the next generation of filmmakers and the future while overcoming the odds.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHUwWWXsFO4

 

For more information and to follow progress on the film check out the Facebook page www.facebook.com/AmakasKin.

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