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TIFF Africa SPOTLIGHT: MICROSESSION ‘Orah’ & possibilities of Nigeria-Canada partnership | Orah Screens part of TIFF Industry Selects

TIFF Africa SPOTLIGHT: MICROSESSION ‘Orah’ & possibilities of Nigeria-Canada partnership | Orah Screens part of TIFF Industry Selects

About the Film Orah

Cast includes Brit Actor: Oris Erhuero

Lonzo Nzekwe, Canada
Sales: Freddie Films
September 8 | Scotiabank 5 | 9:10 AM | All Industry
September 11 | TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 7 | 6:30 PM | All Industry

Somkele Iyamah

Orah Madukaku (STAR TREK: DISCOVERY’s Oyin Oladejo), a Nigerian immigrant in Toronto, agrees to launder money for a sleazy lawyer in exchange for bringing her son to Canada. When the plan goes terribly awry, Orah pledges to avenge her son by any means necessary. The cast also includes Morgan Bedard, Agape Mngomezulu, Somkele Iyamah, Oris Erhuero, OC Ukeje, Christopher Seivright, Chris Farquhar, Emeka Nwagbaraocha, Femi Lawson, Jim Calarco, Tina Mba, Phil Popp, Ruby Akubueze, Angel Oduko, Eric Obinna, Novo Imonieroh, Moc Madu and Kelechi Udegbe. Book/Find out more: https://tiff.net/2023-industry-selects

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Industry Conference, TIFF ’23

When:

Sunday, September 10

Canadian Broadcasting Centre location_on

3:00 PM

Using the Canadian crime thriller, Orah (2023), which was shot in Canada with a second unit shoot in Nigeria as a case study, the panelists will discuss the opportunities and challenges of collaborating across borders and the potential benefits of deepening connections between the two countries’ innovative and successful audiovisual industries.

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Guest

Joan Jenkinson

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Black Screen Office

floyd-kane

Guest

Floyd Kane

Producer, Orah, Freddie Films

See Also

Lonzo-Nzekwe--Writer Director Producer---Orah

Guest

Lonzo Nzekwe

Lonzo Nzekwe is a Nigerian-Canadian writer, director, and producer at IronFlix. His films include Anchor Baby (10), Meet The Parents (16), and Orah (23) which is being screened at TIFF 2023 as part of the Industry Selects programme.

Tshepiso-Sello

Guest

Tshepiso Chikapa-Phiri

Tshepiso Chikapa-Phiri is the founder and CEO of Known Associates, and is producer of Death of a Whistleblower, being screened at TIFF 2023 as part of the Centerpiece programme.

The 48th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival takes place Thursday, September 7—17, 2023 in Canada’s most vibrant and exciting metropolis, it has become one of the most important film events on the festival calendar. Check back here for updates and announcements: https://tiff.net/about-tiff-23