Eyimofe (This is My Desire)
Directors: Arie Esiri, Chuko Esiri
Cast: Jude Akuwudike, Temi Ami-Williams, Cynthia Ebijie, Tomiwa Edun, Jacob Alexander, Chioma Omeruah, Ejke Asiegbu, Sadiq Daba, Imoh Eboh, Chiemela Azurunwa
Distributor: Janus Films
Eyimofe traces the journeys of two distantly connected strangersMofe (Jude Akuwudike), an electrician dealing with the fallout of a family tragedy, and Rosa (Temi Ami-Williams), a hairdresser supporting her pregnant teenage sisteras they each pursue their dream of starting a new life in Europe while bumping up against the harsh economic realities of a world in which every interaction is a transaction. From these intimate stories emerges a vivid snapshot of life in contemporary Lagos, whose social fabric is captured in all its vibrancy and complexity.
"Every frame feels like the film distilled to its essence." -Manuel Betancourt, Variety