Watch Tina Mba, Gregory Ojefua, Brutus Richard in trailer

A short film, "Bariga Sugar" is set in the mid-90s in a ghetto brothel in Lagos, Nigeria.

Bariga Sugar poster

Written/produced by Ifeoma Nkiruka Chukwuogo and Ikenna Edmund Okah, the upcoming short film stars Tina Mba, Gregory Ojefua, Brutus Richard, Lucy Ameh, Blessing Samuel, Jay Franklyn Jituboh and Amarachukwu Onoh.

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The short film tells the story of an 8-year-old Ese, who  lives in Bariga Sugar, a ghetto brothel in Lagos. Her mother, Tina, is one of Bariga Sugar’s working women.

Often neglected, lonely and socially awkward with dreams of one day ruling the brothel, she forms an unlikely friendship with Jamil, a new child in Bariga Sugar.

"Bariga Sugar" is set in the mid-90s in a ghetto brothel in Lagos, Nigeria.

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