Bariga Sugar 2017

Ifeoma Chukwuogo / 21 mins / Nigerian Pidgin, Edo, Hausa / Rating 15


Content Notes: This film contains scenes of a sexual nature and strong language that some may find offensive. This screening is geo-blocked to the UK and Nigeria.

Ese is a reclusive 8-year-old girl living in Bariga Sugar - a brothel in Bariga, Lagos. Her mother, Tina, is one of Bariga Sugar's working women. When 10-year-old Jamil and his mother Hanatu move into the brothel, Ese and Jamil begin an unlikely friendship.

About the Director

Ifeoma Chukwuogo is a Nigerian film writer, director, and producer. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies, with a specialisation in Corporate Communication from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master’s degree in Film and Media Production from The New York Film Academy.

She founded and manages Fizzy K Pictures, a film and media production company creatively directing and supervising the production of stories and media content across film, documentary, episodic drama, and branded content for clients like Ford Foundation, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, EbonyLife TV, and Nestle Nigeria. She is also a freelance Film/TV Director, directing hours of film and television content for studios and production companies in Nigeria and Africa, including Ebony Life Media, NdaniTV, Multichoice, and Showmax.

Past Showings

Tuesday 15th November 2022 / 6pm for 6 days / Online

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Bariga Sugar is screening as part of:

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