AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL NEW ZEALAND

JULY 18, 2024 TO JULY 28, 2024

Siblings (T’egbon T’aburo) (Nigeria)

GENRE: Fiction | Short Films
LENGTH: 20 Minutes
LOCATIONS: Nigeria
DIRECTOR: Orire Kucky Mwani
LANGUAGES: Yoruba/English Subtitles
RATING: PG

Synopsis

From multi-awarding-winning director Orire Nwani Moji comes the story of Moji, a  mother  who has lost her son Yemi in a tragic accident years ago. The story opens showing a mother still grieving the loss of her son but trying her best to continue with daily life. One night, her estranged sister Mosunmola, appears at her doorstep seeking forgiveness for her past mistakes. Mojis’ anger and pain resurface as the two sisters revisit their past. Mosun pleads for forgiveness and urges Moji to forgive herself as well. Through this process Moji begins to consider the possibility of healing and moving forward. However, a shocking phone call reveals new information that challenges Moji’s sense of peace and leaves her shattered once again. This film explores the universal themes of forgiveness, grief, and the complexity of familial relationships, leaving audiences with a profound reflection on the human capacity to heal and find closure.

Ticket Info

auckland
Sun, 21 July
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5:40 pm

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