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Superheroes Come to Africa! Check Out Short Film ‘Oya: Rise Of The Orishas’

JENNIFER SEFA-BOAKYE | OkayAfrica   in  · ·
February 20, 2015

It’s been almost two years since we first reported on Nigerian writer, director and producer Nosa Igbinedion‘s superhero film Oya: Rise of the Orishas, which reimagines the Orishas (folkloric deities of West African origin with mythical powers) as a band of crusaders fighting against evil forces. Since then, Igbinedion’s short film has scored its creator the Rising Talent Award at the 2015 Screen Nation Awards in London and enjoyed successful screenings at festivals in Nigeria, Brazil, the US and across Europe.
Igbinedion’s production company Igodo Films recently shared Oya: Rise of The Orishas in full online…

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