Selection 2016

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The Good Son

[Short Film] A young Nigerian man is forced to address a secret he has harbored from his parents during a traditional, family gathering.

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The Encounter

[Short Film] Set in 1967 during the Nigeria-Biafra civil war, an imprisoned Ifeajuna is summoned by Biafran Commander-in-Chief General Emeka for one last conversation, one last encounter. Based on the short story‚ The Encounter‚ by the historian, Henry Onyema.

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Prey

[Short Film] A young woman after a night out is stalked by a psychopath in a carpark. 

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Keko

[Short Film] Based on true events, an ex-soldier suffering from PTSD returns home with an agenda to settle the score.

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Hex

[Short Film] A mistake made by five young people on night haunts them a year later. The term “hex” means to curse, bewitch or cast a spell on something/someone.

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Ireti

[Short Film] A despondent middle aged woman in solitary has an unusual encounter in her jail cell, which changes her life forever.

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Joy

[Short Film]A Nigerian woman living in America, struggles to convince her traditionalist husband not to circumcise their ten-year-old daughter.

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Fifty

Four women living in Lagos, Nigeria are on four different journeys as they enter into their fifties.

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Falling

A young happily married couple’s love gets put to the test when they face the biggest hurdle off all.

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Taxi Driver (Oko Ashewo)

A ride as exciting, shady and hilarious as Lagos at night.

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thefirstlady_team

The First Lady

A prostitute fearing for her life makes an unlikely friend. Soon they realize that they need each other to survive.

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Lunch Time Heroes

Banke Adewumi, a recent college graduate, takes on an internship at an esteemed private school and learns a lesson she will never forget.

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Gbomo Gbomo Express

Three amateur kidnappers are forced to reevaluate their plans after unwittingly kidnapping a record label CEO and his date, a beautiful socialite.

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Stalker

A successful stylist, Kaylah Lawal, fears for her life one night and is saved by Michael, a driver who happens to appear right when she needed him most. After that night, a grateful Kaylah soon finds her life slowly turning in to a living nightmare.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is NollywoodWeek ?

NollywoodWeek is a yearly film festival that showcases the best of the Nigerian film industry with the aim of finding a larger audience and more sustainable distribution system for these quality films.

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Can I submit my work?

Yes, Nigerian filmmakers are encouraged to submit. We take short films, feature films, animations and occassionally showcase Nigerian television series. Submit here.

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Who organizes the festival?

The festival is organized by Okada Media, an association based in Paris, France headed by Serge Noukoué and Nadira Shakur.

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Who can attend this festival?

Everyone.

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