A FILM DIRECTED BY
EMEM ISONG MISODI
ZAHRA is a powerful new Nollywood film that brings attention to the health and safety challenges facing women in Nigeria. Produced by award-winning Nigerian film director Emem Isong Misodi, and featuring some of Nollywood’s biggest stars, “Zarha” highlights the power of girls and women to fight injustice and become leaders.
ZAHRA premiered in Nigeria on February 26, 2017 to a full house and is screening in theaters across Nigeria starting in March, 2017. This powerful full-length film will premiere in the United States at film festivals and special screenings in the spring of 2017, and will be available in theaters and online shortly thereafter.
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ZAHRA tells the story of Zahra and Saya, two girls living in a refugee camp in Northern Nigeria. The film explores the traumas that brought the two girls to this refugee camp for internally displaced persons. As the girls struggle to overcome violence, poverty, and discrimination, they learn to raise their voices for justice.
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