• Egungun
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Format : Short
Running time : 15 (in minutes)

On the day of the Egúngún festival, Salewa returns to Lagos to bury her mother. At the funeral, she encounters an acquaintance who forces her to confront old wounds. Egungun is a meditation on memory, identity and duty, on the many versions of ourselves that haunt and heal us.

EGÚNGÚN (MASQUERADE) - TRAILER from Ouat Media on Vimeo.

Film by Olive Nwosu selected for the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2022


  • 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

With the support of