A Nigerian documentary ‘Daughters of Chibok’ will represent Nigeria at one of the world’s most popular and fastest-growing film festivals the Venice International.
Concise news gathered that the ‘Daughters of Chibok’ is a documentary that centers on the plight of the abducted Chibok Girls.
The film, which was produced by Joel Benson, tells the story of one of the kidnapped girls from Chibok, Rifkatu Yakubu and a stark reminder of the traumatic events of April 2014.
Representing Nigeria and Africa in the category, ‘Daughters of Chibok’ joins other movies from countries including France, China, Japan, Australia, United Kingdom, USA, Italy, Taiwan, and Israel, Premium times reports.
The films will be judged by an international jury who will determine the winners for Best VR, Best VR Experience for Interactive Content and Best VR Story for Linear Content awards respectively.
The 76th Venice International Film Festival will run from August 28 to September 7 at Venice Lido, in Venice, Italy.
The aim of the festival is to raise awareness and promote international cinema in all its forms as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue.