The Backwaters

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Title: The Backwaters
Director: Cletus Clement
Year: 2019
Country: Nigeria
Length: 18 min
Language: English
Subtitles: English



The Backwaters is a short documentary that throws light on the life of more 2.000 residents of a slum dumpsite situated in the heart of Lagos. The film offers an insightful look into the resilient life of isolated people living in unfavorable environments. The Backwaters was the winner of the African Smartphone Film festival in Nigeria and Mimo Film Festival in Italy and the Best Film on Climate Change and Conservation at the African Film For Impact Festival in Nigeria.

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