BY ESE DIBEBI
A new documentary on the victimization and abuse of women in Abuja will be premiered in October. The documentary, which is titled Silent Tears was directed by award-winning filmmaker, Ishaya Bako.
Silent Tears was funded by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA). It explores the methodical victimization of women in Abuja by a task force established by the Federal Capital Territory Administration to apprehend and rehabilitate sex workers. It was produced by Amateur Heads Productions.
Ishaya Bako directed Fuelling Poverty in 2013 an award-winning documentary about the Nigerian fuel subsidy scam which was later banned. He said, “The October premiere of the documentary is scheduled to take place in Abuja. The screening date will be announced subsequently.“
Watch trailer below: