Anita Abada

Cultures of Resistance Awardee — Nigeria
Anita Abada is a Nigerian filmmaker who tells impact-driven stories. She focuses on original stories about social issues that educate, inform, and seek redress. She wrote and directed “Efun (Flesh),” a short film on female genital mutilation that screened at the European Union campaign for “Fighting Sexual and Gender-Based Violence with Storytelling” in Nigeria. “Efun” also won the World Health Organisation’s special prize for “Health Educational Film for Youth” at the 2021 Health for All Film Festival. She also organizes a community for women in the film industry called Film Make Her, which provides opportunities to young female talents in the film industry in Nigeria.
Abada received a Cultures of Resistance Award (CoR Award) in 2021.
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Anita Abada
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