Halima’s Vote gets film festival nods

By Content Nigeria reporter
February 25, 2022

Halima’s Vote

Halima’s Vote, a Nigerian animated film based on Onyinye Ough’s corruption-themed storybook of the same name, has been selected by a number of film festivals around the world.

From Lagos-based cartoon studio Basement Animation, the film encourages young girls and women to speak up against bad governance.

Among the events that will showcase Halima’s Vote is The Vues d’Afrique International Film Festival. The festival is a showcase for African and Creole cinema and a meeting place for international film professionals.

Each year, it features more than 100 films about Africa, Créole-speaking countries and their diasporas. It will take place this year from March 26 to April 1 digitally and from April 1 to 10 in theatres in Montreal, Canada.

Halima’s Vote has also been selected by the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International, whose mandate is to showcase and celebrate the best of animation from around the world in one of the leading animation hubs in North America, the Canadian city of Toronto.

Finally, the film will also feature at Sessions by Lift-Off Global Network and the Paus Premieres Festival.

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