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Virus in The Sea

After a very contagious virus outbreak, Makiba a single mum living in an island loses her source of income due to the lockdown. She suffers depression, fear and anxiety. Her last supply of food is stolen. Her son Zuba is unable to sleep hungry that night he sneaks out of bed and goes fishing. Makiba  breaks her code of staying home and steps out towards the sea to find her son but she comes face to face with her greatest fear.

  • Chinyere Ogundipe
    Akuako, Sweety My Love
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  • Chinyere Ogundipe
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    4 minutes 55 seconds
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    April 12, 2021
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    1,000 USD
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Director Biography - Chinyere Ogundipe

Chinyere Ogundipe Nee Okparaji fondly called Chinny was born in Lagos Nigeria. She is a broadcaster turned film maker. She was the lead singer of Labyrinth music band and Diamond band at Abuja Sheraton Hotel and Transcorp Hilton Hotel. She is a journalist by training and has produced and presented TV shows between 2009 and 2011. She ventured into film making producing mainly Igbo language films. She founded Obigbo center for language and indigenous peoples. Her directorial debut was the language satirical musical film Akuako in 2018. She has seen then produced several other movies. She has keen interest in movie directing and film making

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I am a rising film maker and director that is geared to tell authentic African stories from an African perspective. I make movies that cause social change.