Surreal16: the filmmaking collective trying to forge a new identity for Nigerian cinema

A still from the film Visions (courtesy of Surreal16 Collective)

At the seventh annual Africa International Film Festival in Lagos, Tega Okiti speaks to CJ ‘Fiery’ Obasi, Abba T Makama and Mike Omonua about their intention to create artistically minded films that move away from the reigning imperialism of Nollywood aesthetics and production practices.

This feature was published in partnership with Sight & Sound magazine in September 2018.