Directed by Women • 14m
Salewa returns home to Lagos, a place where she once had to hide herself, for her mother's funeral. Once there, she runs into an important person from her past and is forced to go in search of her own peace.
EGÚNGÚN (MASQUERADE) is a meditation on home, memory, and identity – on the many versions of ourselves that haunt us.
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DIRECTED BY OLIVE NWOSU
NIGERIA, UNITED KINGDOM | 2021 | ENGLISH & YORUBA WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
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