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Oya: Rise of the Suporisha

Oya: Rise of the Suporisha

An innocent girl with a supernatural gift is kidnapped and held hostage by a sacrificial cult in London. To rescue her, her protector Adesuwa must evoke the mythical powers of the ancient deities of the West African Orishas to transform into the fearsome warrior goddess Oya.


Oya: Rise of the Suporisha


Nosa Igbinedion

Year of Release:



United Kingdom


English, Yoruba

Type / Genre:

Narrative Short


13 minutes




Fri 21 Sep 2018, 6.00pm, MovieTowne, San'Do - Screen 4

Sat 22 Sep 2018, 6.00pm, MovieTowne, POS - Screen 8

Tue 25 Sep 2018, 8.30pm, MovieTowne, POS - Screen 7

Tue 25 Sep 2018, 6.30pm, MovieTowne, Tobago

T+T Premiere

About the Director(s):

Nosa Igbinedion

Nosa Igbinedion

Nosa Igbinedion’s first fiction short film The Hydra won best film at the BFM Shorts Awards 2009.  He directed The Prayer which received international recognition in 2011. He is currently developing a TV series, a comic book and feature film for Oya rise of the Suporisha.

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