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Watch Trailer For ‘Living Funeral’ - Nigerian Film Dealing With Breast Cancer

I can’t recall any film made either by an African American, or an African filmmaker that deals with the sensitive subject of breast cancer, which is why I thought this film by Nigerian filmmaker Udoka Oyeka stood out.It’s called Living Funeral, and it will make its U.S. premiere at next month’s Pan African Film Festival in L.A., before hitting the film festival circuit elsewhere. It follows a family dealing with their daughter’s and sister’s terminal breast cancer diagnosis. According to Oyeka, his film’s focus was to “find a story that would draw emotions out of people and make them feel what is it like to live with this disease or love someone who does. We really...

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