(Dir. C.J. Obasi, 2018, Nigeria, 30min)
This is a tale you’ll hear only once, then it will be gone in a flash of bright light. Maybe the story has a happy ending…Maybe there’s nothing but darkness when the story ends…
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 afrofuturist short story by award winning author, Nnedi Okorafor.
Hello, Rain has been selected in the International Competitions of the International Short Film (Kurzfilmtage) Oberhausen, Tabor Film Festival, and Fantasia International Film Festival, as well as a UK screening hosted by the Southbank Center at Africa Utopia.