A surreal comedy about a Nigerian security guard who wakes up one morning to find he’s become an ancestral spirit.
The Lost Okoroshi, directed by Abba Makama. Nigeria, 2019. 94’
Abba Makama’s surreal odyssey reflects on Nigerian identity, the eagerness of Lagos’s youth to embrace Western culture, and their disinterest and ignorance of the beliefs and religious practices of their ancestors.
07 and 08 MarchFilms, Screenings “Tikkun” by Avishai Sivan
A stylised black-and-white odyssey through the Jerusalem underworld, focusing on an ultra-Orthodox Jew who gradually (…)
14 and 15 MarchFilms, Screenings “Azougue Nazaré” by Tiago Melo
A musical drama set to the beat of Brazilian samba about a maracatu dancer who renounces his evangelical faith and (…)