Yemoja: Rise of the Orisha

Nigerian-British filmmaker Nosa Igbinedion presents new webseries Yemoja: Rise of the Orisha. It builds on the momentum of last year’s 12-minute short film Oya: Rise of the Orishas, which won the budding creative the prestigious 2015 Screen Nation award for Rising Talent and garnered more than 500,000 views.

Amina, a young doctor, has her life thrown into turmoil when a politician’s son dies under her supervision. Things get more complicated when she is possessed by the water goddess Yemoja. Read all info here. Now troubled by mystical visions, Amina must find a way to clear her name and save her name before it is too late.

The next chapter, focusing on Yemoja,“orisha of the ocean,” follows the turbulent story of neurotic, junior doctor Amina who’s life is turned upside down when her patient, a politician’s son, dies under her care. The matter is further complicated when Amina is haunted by visions of orisha Yemoja, causing her to lose her perception of reality, and detach from her Christian faith.

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