THE STORY: Seventeen years after she left home, Emem returns to Nigeria to care for her ailing grandmother. On this hilarious journey, she confronts her identity, finds love, faces loss, and discovers a story waiting to be told.
THE CAMPAIGN: We are crowdfunding our budget for this feature film set in NYC & Nigeria. Watch the trailer, make a tax-deductible donation, join our mailing list, and follow us on Facebook to stay in touch! Special thanks to all those helping make this dream come true.
THE DIRECTOR: Back Home is the debut feature film of NYU Tisch Grad Film alumna Iquo B. Essien, whose short films have been nominated for the Student Academy Awards, the Africa Movie Academy Awards, and screened in 14 countries around the globe. Watch the trailer to e-meet her! Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org // 347-857-9224
(Photo credit: Joel Adu)