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Dir. Ema Edosio
Nigeria. 2018. 90mins. Pidgin English with English subs.
Littered with lyrical sidesplitting pidgin and a firm hand in the new direction of Nigerian cinema, Edosio’s vibrant debut is a hilarious romp through the mean streets of Lagos. When a joy ride goes wrong, four friends must utilise infamous Las Gidi street hustles to fix their Uncle Taju’s car.
Preceded by a screening of the Baobab Award for Best Short Film winner.
Emamode Edosio is an award winning Nigerian filmmaker. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Ogun State University. She then went on to the New York Film Academy and Motion Pictures Institute of Michigan in the United States where she majored in cinematography and directing. In 2013, she returned to Nigeria, where she worked as a television director with major Nigerian Televisions stations such as Ebony Live TV, Spice TV and Ndani TV and was also a video broadcast journalist with the BBC Africa.