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GREEN WHITE GREEN (and all the beautiful colours in my mosaic of madness)

A coming of age a story about 3 young boys from Nigeria's major ethnic groups on an adventure to make a short film inspired by the history of Nigeria.

  • Abba T. Makama
  • Abba T. Makama , Africa Ukoh
  • Rimini Makama
  • Ifeanyi Dike Jr, Jamal Ibrahim and Samuel Robinson
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    1 hour 42 minutes 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 21, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    4,000 USD
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Director Biography - Abba T. Makama

Abba is the founder and creative director of OSIRIS. He has a degree in Business Management from the State University New York, Fredonia and studied film at prestigious New York University (N.Y.U). On returning to Nigeria he has worked in various capacities with brands like Google, Hennessey, Blackberry and production houses like MTV Base, Chanel O, 37thstate and IBST. His shortfilm DIREC-TOH was screened at the Eko International Film Festival 2011, and also screened at Inshort film festival (sponsored by Geothe Institute) where it won best actor and several nominations. He's shortfilm PARTY OF MINISTERS was screened at Black Star Film festival 2012 Philadelphia, USA.

In May 2014 he was commissioned by AL JAZEERA to direct a documentary on the Nigeria Film Industry. The documentary titled NOLLYWOOD something from nothing was broadcast in July 2015 on Al Jazeera World and was nominated for best documentary film at 2016 AMAA (African Movie Academy Awards. His feature length film Green White Green was selected for the renowned 2016 TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) as part of the city to city program (spotlight on Lagos). Green White Green also screened at the Stockholm International film 2016 and won Best Nigerian Film and AFRIFF 2016 ( African International Film Festival) Green White Green will also screen at 3rd edition of the Berlin Critics Week 2017.

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Director Statement

In Nigeria we make cool sh*t too. I just want the world to know that.