Masquerade

Olive Nwosu

Salewa left Nigeria to live in London, where she married her wife. When she returns to Lagos on the occasion of her mother’s funeral, she meets an acquaintance with whom she has a complicated past. This confronts her with memories and difficulties from her childhood in Nigeria. Will Salewa find a way to accept everything that happened?

This short film is part of the programme Shorts: Facing the Past.

Credits

Director
Olive Nwosu
Producer
Alex Polunin
Year
2021
Country of production
Nigeria, United Kingdom
Type
Short
Duration
15 minutes
Spoken language
English, Yoruba
Subtitles
EN
Production company
Deivos
World Sales
Ouat Media