Nigeria | 2018 | 30 minutes | Director: C.J. Obasi
Three scientist witches who through a combination of juju and technology create magical wigs which grants them untold supernatural powers. As with everything, power corrupts and Rain, the leader finds herself in a confrontation with her friends, where she must stop them before they destroy the entire nation. Based on Hello, Moto, a short story by World Fantasy, Nebula and Hugo award winning author, Nnedi Okorafor.
C.J. Obasi called “Fiery” or “The Fiery One” made his debut feature – a zero budget film “OJUJU”, OJUJU went on to screen in various festivals around the world, such as the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles, Shockproof Film Festival in Prague, New Voices in Black Film Festival in New York, Nollywood Week Festival in Paris and Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal, garnering universal acclaim despite its zero budget status from the likes of internationally renowned critics such as Todd Brown of TwitchFilm (now Screen Anarchy), Tambay A. Obenson of Shadow & Act, and Frank Scheck of The Hollywood Reporter. C.J. for his innovative work on OJUJU, was awarded the Trailblazer of the Year award in March 2015, at the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA).