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Opening Night: THE GHOST AND THE HOUSE OF TRUTH (European Premiere) + Director Intro

October 30, 2020 @ 8:40 pm - 10:30 pm

With Pre-recorded Director’s Intro

Dir. Akin Omotoso.

Nigeria. 2019. 67mins.

English, Pidgin English with English subtitles.

Set in Lagos, Nigeria, the film follows Bola Ogun, a dedicated counselor who brokers reconciliation sessions between convicts and their victims. When her own daughter is murdered, she too must confront what it means to forgive. The film is notable for the spellbinding performance of BAFTA Breakthrough Brit Susan Wokoma as Bola, and award-winning Nigerian actress Kate Henshaw as Folashade, the police officer seeking justice for Bola.

Our socially distanced opening screening took place on Friday 30 October:

The Ghost and the House of Truth is available to UK audiences on BFI Player for the duration of the festival (30 October – 8 November)