Missing God (The)

Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2015

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Upon the death of the village Chief Priest, Obidike gets struck by a strange sickness, leaving his mother in doubts that he has been poisoned by his step-mother. His father and elder brother embark on a quest to discover the root of such illness, after consulting, it's reveal that Obidike has been chosen by the gods as the next Chief Priest of Umuaka Village. Two strangers arrive in the village, "Mr White" a British colonial/ slave master, his Interpreter and his armed bodyguards. Mr White gets arrested by the village but as he regains his freedom, he destabilizes the village community's system of government.

A film by Ubaka Joseph Ugochukwu

Section :Long Narrative
Country :Nigeria
Production Year :2015


2016 | 5th LAFF- Luxor African Film Festival, Egypt
* Main Competition - Long Narrative
www.luxorafricanfilmfestival.com/en/Festival/Film/Long%20Narrative/The%20Missing%20God

2016 | AMVCA, Nigeria
* Nomination - BEST INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE MOVIE/TV SERIES- IBO
http://africamagic.dstv.com/2015/12/11/amvca-2016-full-nomination-list/

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