Nollywood producer and screenwriter Emem Isong has debuted the trailer for her upcoming film “Zahra” . Directed by Chris Eneaji, the film addresses the occuring humanitarian crisis of North-East Nigeria where terrorism has led to the displacement of a quarter of the citizens of the area, and with it unfortunate hardships.
The film is produced by “Rise Up‘s Champions for Change” with funding from the “Ford Foundation” in collaboration with “The Royal Arts Academy”. Zahra is penned by Uduak Oguamanam and Vivian Chiji, and stars Hollywood veteran Segun Arinze, Sani Danja, Patience Ozokwor, Victor Olaotan, Shawn Faqua, Nicole Ndigwe, and Funmi Eko-Ezeh.
Synopsis – Zahra” is the movie about a young 15 year old girl in Northern Nigeria who goes through the harrowing experience of having her village attacked and her family killed by marauding terrorists.
The movie is scheduled for a limited screening on March 10th, 2017. Watch Trailer below