THE GHOST AND THE HOUSE OF TRUTH

WED 18 NOV 19.30


Akin Omotoso
Nigeria 2020 | Original version with subtitles | 69 min
German premiere


Bola Ogun is a dedicated counselor who facilitates reconciliation sessions between convicts and the victims of their crimes in Lagos. Her belief in forgiveness is put to the test when her daughter Nike does not return home from school. The pregnant Commissioner Folashade “Stainless” Adetola takes over the investigation. The traces lead into the pedocriminal milieu of Lagos… The Nollywood thriller by Nigerian director Akin Omotoso was awarded the Grand Jury Prize for “Best Narrative Feature Film” at the Urban World Film Festival 2019 in New York. AFRIKAMERA presents the film as German premiere.


Akin Omotoso  was born in Ibadan, Nigeria. He studied Theater Studies at the University of Cape Town. His film Vaya premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2016 and Omotoso was awarded Best Director at the African Movie Academy Awards. The Ghost And The House Of Truth is his latest film.