Congratulating the filmmaker on landing the coveted prize, festival director, Eduardo Rivera shared in a statement, “Again, congrats for the award and for being great at what you do. We have surely loved your work, and I’m sure others feel the same.”
The short film which explores the trauma of unwanted pregnancy and single parenthood, also premiered at the Smithsonian National Museum for African Art DC and is set to screen at the 11th edition of the African International Film festival (Afriff).
‘Naked Woman’ follows the story of single mother Ufuoma, who after the difficulties she has gone through in life is somewhat bitter and scared about her daughter making the same mistakes.
‘Naked Woman’ is produced by Josh Olaoluwa for Conceptified Media, and photographed by Adeniyi Joseph Omobulejo. Vincho Nchogu is credited as Creative Producer.