Àbíkẹ́ is a coming-of-age story about the effect of superstitious beliefs on children.

The film delves into the life of a girl born with a peculiar appearance. We follow her story as she navigates through life trying to find her true identity and save herself from everyone, including herself.

  • Eghoghon Sarah Ifidon
  • Eghoghon Sarah Ifidon
  • Eghoghon Sarah Ifidon
  • Tyla Emmanuel Zonachi
  • Blessing Eyo
    Key Cast
    "Abike (Teen)"
  • Excel Ebareko
    Key Cast
    "Abike 10"
  • Noreen Akugbe
    Key Cast
    "Abike 5"
  • RoseAnn Ogechukwu Anekwe
    Key Cast
    "Abike’s Mother"
  • Praise Adeojo
    Key Cast
    "Mother's Friend"
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    Drama, Horror, Superstition
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 18 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 10, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    4,000 USD
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Director Biography - Eghoghon Sarah Ifidon

Eghoghon Sarah Ifidon's directorial debut, Àbíkẹ́, is a testament to her dedication and creativity. With a unique perspective and an unwavering commitment to authentic storytelling, she has crafted a compelling narrative that promises to captivate audiences. Her ability to blend creativity with technical prowess is a hallmark of her directorial style.

Outside of the director's chair, Eghoghon enjoys Writing, Reading, and Watching Movies, which often serve as sources of inspiration for their work. She believes that the most profound stories are drawn from real-life experiences and emotions, and strives to infuse her films with this authenticity.

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Director Statement

I am thrilled to introduce my directorial debut with Àbíkẹ́. This short film is a labor of love, born from a deep passion for storytelling and a desire to explore the human experience through the lens of cinema.

As a first-time director, I've poured my energy and creativity into every frame of this project. It's an exploration of life's complexities, emotions, and the universal themes that connect us all. I believe that storytelling has the power to transcend boundaries, and I hope that Àbíkẹ́ will touch your heart as much as it has touched mine.

I'm immensely grateful to the talented cast and crew who have joined me on this journey, bringing their expertise and passion to the project. Their dedication has been instrumental in bringing this story to life.

I invite you to immerse yourself in the world of Àbíkẹ́, to connect with its characters, and to share in the emotions they experience. My hope is that this film will leave a lasting impression and spark conversations long after the credits roll.

Thank you for being a part of this journey, and I look forward to sharing more stories with you in the future.

Warm regards,
Eghoghon S. Ifidon