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EYIMOFE (THIS IS MY DESIRE) + Pre-Recorded Director’s Intro
October 31, 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
SOLD OUT – new screening added
Dirs. Arie Esiri & Chuko Esiri.
Nigeria. 2020. 114 mins. English, Pidgin English with English subtitles.
Set in Lagos, Nigeria, Eyimofe follows the life and desires of Rosa, a hairdresser, and Mofe, a factory technician, two economically disadvantaged people who are set on seeking better fortunes abroad. It is the debut feature film of co-directors and brothers, Arie and Chuko Esiri. The film is an intimate portrait of the daily drudgery and struggles of ordinary Lagosians like its lead characters, trying to make a life for themselves. Eyimofe is a heart song for freedom, resilience, and the choices we are often forced to make.
This film is eligible for the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature. Click here to vote.