Lost Okoroshi (The)

  • Lost Okoroshi (The)
Genre : Fantasy
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2019
Format : Feature
Running time : 94 (in minutes)

Haunted by dreams of an ancestral Okoroshi masquerade, a disillusioned security guard wakes up one morning to find himself transformed into a mute, purple spirit, in Abba Makama's surrealist romp through the sprawling city of Lagos.

Seun Ajayi, Judith Audu, Tope Tedela, Ifu Ennada

a film by Abba MAKAMA

2019, Nigeria, 94 mins, fiction, fantastic

Languages : English Pidgin / Igbo

Seun Ajayi: Raymond
Judith Audu: Nneka, her wife
Tope Tedela: Dr. Dauda, An anthropologist
Ifu Ennada: Sarafina
Chiwetalu Agu: Chief Okonkwo
Demi Banwo: Mr. Osagie
Ibrahim Jammal: Musa, Raymond's colleague
Ozzy Agu: Elder Nwankwo
Crystabel Goddy : Goldie

Executive Producer: Rimini H. Makama

Abba Makama... producer
Rimini Makama... producer

Director: Abba Makama
Screenwriter: Abba Makama, Africa Ukoh
Director of Photography: Michael Omonua
Music: Shay Who
Costume Design by Emefa Smith
Assistant Director: Julie Ako (as Julie Onoshiokhue Ako)

Osiris Film and Entertainment

* Screening: On 6 Sep 2019 /// Toronto International Film Festival 2019 (Canada, 2019)
* Screening: On 3 Oct 2019 /// London Film Festival 2019 (UK, 2019)
* Screening: On Friday 25 June, at 7:30PM, at Théâtre L'Inox. Filmmaker Abba Makama, in attendance (with Q&A) /// 2021 Afriques en vision (Bordeaux, France, 2021) /// https://institutdesafriques.org/afriques-en-vision/les-projections-debats/


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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