The iROKOtv Festival of Shorts (IFS) is a digital selection and showcase of African short films with a focus on the current generation of emerging Nigerian filmmakers. This festival is designed to expand the viewership of African shorts with intriguing storylines that effectively highlight issues relevant to the African narrative. Our goal is to stage the works of budding African filmmakers to watch.
Brave (Duration: 30m)
Synopsis: A childless married woman, after two years of trying for a baby finally sees her dream of falling pregnant come true, however her extreme joy is suddenly cut short on the night she celebrates her second wedding anniversary with her husband.
Lead Cast: Wole Ojo, Adesua Etomi, Pat Mohie
Director & Producer: Dolapo Adeleke aka Lowladee
|Screenplay by: Lowladee|
Vengeance is Mine (Duration: 15m)
Lead Cast: Esosa Edosomwan, Adeoye, Elizabeth London, Sam Kelechi
|Director, Producer & Screeplay: Esosa Edosomwan|
In Iredu (Duration: 12m)
Lead Cast: Deyemi Okanlawon, Adenike Ayeni, Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju, Ijeoma Grace Agu
|Director & Producer: Abiola Sobo|
POM vs QUACKS (Duration: 12m)
Synopsis: A comedy satire about two opposing elite African political groups. P.O.M (The party of Ministers) is a club of corrupt African government officials who meet once a year to discuss conspiratorial agendas. The QUACKS on the other hand represent the opposition. Dissatisfied with the politics of the existing regime, the QUACKS are summoned for an emergency meeting to overthrow the regime. Will they succeed?
Lead Cast: Uzoma Anumudu, Dare Aderinokun, Temi Denton, Kame Tseja
|Director: Abba Makama|
Nkiru Duration: 12m
|Director: Bolaji Kekere-Ekun|
Synopsis: Based on the African urban legend of Mami Wata, the short-film centers around a group of friends who disappear from a beach party under mysterious circumstances.
Lead Cast: Tienepre oki, Chichi Iyienbuiwe, Ikechuckwu Chim
Producer: Nkechi Bakare
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