Mami Wata

AMVCA 2024: The Year the Award Ceremony Attempted to Get It Right

Possibly, in years to come, we might look back, barring the C. J “Fiery” Obasi’s…

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“Jagun Jagun”, “Over the Bridge”, “Mami Wata”, “A Tribe Called Judah”, Bag Multiple Nods at 2024 AMVCA

Scheduled to unfold on May 11th, 2024, at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, the…

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Six African Titles to Screen at the 22nd Dublin International Film Festival

CJ ‘Fiery’ Obasi’s Mami Wata, Ben Hania’s Four Daughters, Baloji’s Omen, Kamal Lazraq’s Hounds, Mohamed…

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Davido, Tems, Burna Boy, Asake, Pick Up NAACP Image Awards Nominations

The NAACP Image Awards, honouring Black achievements in motion pictures, television, music, books, and podcasts,…

World Cinema Fund (WCF) Berlin selects "Mami Wata" and 4 other African films for funding - Afrocritik
Berlinale World Cinema Fund (WCF) Selects Five African Films for 2023 Funding Recommendations

Oscar award hopefuls, Mami Wata and Augure (Omen) will receive €3,000 and €8,000, respectively, for…

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“Xalé”, “Mami Wata”, “Aníkúlápó”, Top Winners’ List at 19th Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)

Nse Ikpe Etim won her first AMAA award as Best Actress in a Leading Role…

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“Mami Wata” Review: The C.J. “Fiery” Obasi-Directed Drama is Bold, Beautiful, and Makes a Political Statement

Without exaggerating, Mami Wata belongs to a canon of its own. The film belongs to…

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Painting a New Way of Seeing Africa: In Conversation with the Filmmakers Who Took “Mami Wata” Global

People are going to try to do something like Mami Wata. People are going to…

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Aya Films Acquires UK Rights to “Mami Wata,” Set for Release in Fall

Since wrapping production in January 2021, Mami Wata has been on a winning streak, racking…

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“Mami Wata” Sets Milestone, Wins Special Jury Award at Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Jury applauds Obasi’s Mami Wata for its impressive black and white imagery, outstanding performances,…