"Amaka's Kin" Documentary to premiere at Feminist Film Festival Dublin

"Amaka's Kin" examines the careers of the very few female directors practising in the very male dominated Nigerian film industry.

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"Amaka's Kin - The Women of Nollywood," which is dedicated to the memory of the late Nigerian legendary Filmmaker and TV mogul, Amaka Igwe (1963-2014), is set to premiere in Dublin.

The documentary which chronicles the journey and challenges of female directors working in Nollywood will screen on Saturday, November 19, 2016, at the Feminist Film Festival.

"Amaka's Kin: The Women in Nollywood" play

"Amaka's Kin: The Women in Nollywood"

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Produced by Tope Oshin, "Amaka's Kin" examines the careers of the very few female directors practising in the very male dominated Nigerian film industry; their journey and pain, their joys and the challenges and hurdles they had to jump to become directors of film.

The documentary stars 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.

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Other movies screening at the festival includes "Regarding Susan Sontag,"  "Margarita, with a Straw,"  "The Piano,"  " The Sea Between Us" among others.

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