Three Nollywood movies are now available for streaming in the United States of America. Dekanalog proudly announced the debut of “Mami Wata” on Prime Video, Apple TV, and Metrograph at Home, while “The Lost Okoroshi” and “Green White Green” will exclusively grace Apple TV’s library.
First up is the monochromatic masterpiece “Mami Wata” directed by CJ Obasi. Set against the backdrop of the coastal village of Iyi, the film delves into the mystical realm of Mama Efe, who serves as a conduit between her people and the enigmatic water deity, Mami Wata. As a viral outbreak threatens the village, Mama Efe’s daughter, Zinwe, and her sceptical apprentice, Prisca, sound the alarm. When a mysterious rebel named Jasper appears, tensions escalate, leading to a profound clash of beliefs and a crisis of faith.
Following suit is Abba T. Makama’s “The Lost Okoroshi” (2019), which chronicles Raymond’s surreal journey from a laid-back Lagosian to a purple-hued spirit, haunted by the specter of Okoroshi. Stripped of his voice, Raymond must navigate the chaotic streets of Lagos in his newfound form.
Completing the trio is Makama’s “Green White Green” (2016), a coming-of-age tale that follows three teenagers stuck in the limbo between adolescence and adulthood. With dreams of university on hold, Uzzie explores his artistic talents, Segun dreams of a New York escape, and their friend struggles to earn his father’s respect.
Thanks to American distribution company, Dekanalog, audiences across the United States can now enjoy these Nigerian films, beginning this weekend.