Joel Kachi Benson
‘We wanted to bring lights into those Chibok families that had been dark’
Well, what happened was that the original concept we had was to make the film, show it to well meaning Nigerians and see how we can get support to do what we wanted to do; to make impact in the lives of these women in Chibok.
Daughters Of Chibok puts Benson on global stage
When Nigerian documentary filmmaker Joel Kachi Benson resolved to make the film, Daughters of Chibok, little did he know that the venture would put him on international stage. Today, the documentary, which was produced in Virtual Reality (VR), has earned Benson the Lion Award for Best Story at the 2019 Venice International Film Festival.
Benson… In love with daughters of Chibok
Locating his Yaba, Lagos office wasn’t a big deal; you can’t just miss the building. Mere stepping into his reception, you could easily tell it’s not your typical office space; more like a talent factory for creative minds. Though a public holiday, the office was busy with activities. Dressed in a simple jeans and T-shirt,…