COMING SOON: A new documentary on gender-based violence, #SilentTears


Award- winning filmmaker, Ishaya Bako is back with a gender-based violence documentary titled ‘Silent Tears’.In 2013, Ishaya Bako’s documentary about the fuel subsidy scam in Nigeria, ‘Fuelling Poverty’, attracted a certain attention when it was banned for being highly provocative. The new documentary, 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. The October premiere of the documentary, will take place in Abuja. Other screening dates will be announced subsequently….

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