INSTITUTE: Ebony Life Creative Academy, Lagos
SYNOPSIS: Abena and Anan are two brothers who are very close and when Abena has to leave Katang, they swear affection and love for each other. Three years later, Anan is forcibly conscripted for the civil war and Abena is worried as she has had no news of him for a long time. One day she hears on the radio about the government’s desire to make a mass grave for soldiers who have fallen in the war and decides to return home with her fiancé Jatau.
PROFILES: Tochi Onwubiko is an emerging filmmaker with a background in theatre arts. Her first film as a student in film school has been selected to screen at a number of film festivals and was given the Best Actress award at the 2022 Women’s International Film Festival Nigeria. She is passionate about photography, film, and immersive storytelling.
Precious Okpala is an emerging director/storyteller with a degree in theater arts. His first film co-directed as a film school student was presented at various film festivals and in 2022 it won the “Best Actress Award” at the Women & # 39; s International Film Festival in Nigeria. He is fond of real life stories and musical films.