Afia Attack

Film Information
  • Year: 2017
  • Length: 40min
  • Country: Nigeria

The story of lost hopes, pains, betrayals, sufferings, resilience and bravery. The battle for survival that usually affect women in wartime.

During the Nigeria-Biafra war, the men were on the war front defending their territories, and the women had to find ways to obtain food, medicine and essentials for their children and elderly relatives.

These women often undertook very dangerous journeys, going beyond enemy lines to trade and bring back much needed
supplies. This phenomenon was called Afia Attack. Not all the women made it back home.

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Film Credits
Director: Ujuaku Nwakalor-Akukwe
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