CAST: Uzoamaka Aniunoh, Emeka Amakeze, Evelyne Ily Juhen DIRECTOR: C.J. 'Fiery' Obasi
When Zinwe visits her late grandmother's village - a small rural fish village - she must confront her true spiritual destiny, and save her people from the hands of the ruthless and violent Sergeant Jasper, to usher in a new age of blessing and prosperity.
Manages to distill themes that are at once primal and complex with virtuosic simplicity via the film's arresting score, its refined story and dialogue and its black and white cinematography, which is more striking than most any modern Technicolor fantasy.Brandon Yu, New York Times
Through the use of a fable structure, Obasi deftly weaves heavy political, philosophical, and theological ideas together with his keen eye for striking imagery to craft a film that feels both classical and futuristic.Marya E. Gates, RogerEbert.com